The American University of Armenia (AUA) http://www.aua.am is a private institution of higher learning located in Yerevan, Armenia. AUA is affiliated with the University of California and is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001. Students are admitted from Armenia and internationally.
Founded in 1991 to provid...e American style graduate education, AUA also launched an undergraduate program in fall 2013. It offers degrees in Business and Economics; Engineering Sciences; Public Health and in the Humanities and Social Sciences. This academic year AUA has approximately 500 graduate students and more than 1,400 undergraduate students. AUA includes several research centers and a vibrant Extension Program and community outreach programs providing continuing education for adults and professional development throughout Armenia.
The American University of Armenia Corporation (AUAC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Oakland, California which provides academic and fiscal oversight to AUA’s operations and serves as the vehicle for philanthropic support of the enterprise. AUA revenues come from a combination of sources including tuition, operations, endowment income, grants and private philanthropy. AUA is committed to an admission policy that is merit based and provides tuition support to students based upon need.