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Required Documents for all applicants:

  • Completed HU application form
  • Receipt of payment of non-refundable application fee (500 LE)
  • Original birth certificate
  • Copy of national ID (Egyptian students only)
  • Six personal photos
  • Military form Istimara 2, 6 Gond (Egyptian Males only)
  • Copy of passport (Non-Egyptian students only)
  • Medical certificate and HIV test results (Non-Egyptians only)

Required Documents by type of certificate:

  1. Thanaweya Amma:
    Original Egyptian Secondary School General Certificate or Statement degrees from the General Department of examinations (Bayan Daragat)
  2. American High School Diploma:
    Original high school transcript stamped by the Egyptian Cultural Counsellor in the USA & General Department of Examinations
    Original graduation certificate stamped by the Egyptian Cultural Counsellor in the USA
    SAT I & SAT II with AMIDEAST authentication
    Evidence of twelve years of schooling or original Preparatory School Certificate (Idadiya)
    Original results of Arabic/Religion examinations
  3. Canadian High School Diploma:
    Original high school transcript stamped by the Egyptian Cultural Counsellor in Canada & General Department of Examinations
    SAT I & SAT II with AMIDEAST authentication
    Evidence of twelve years of schooling or original Preparatory School Certificate (Idadiya)
    Original results of Arabic/Religion examinations
  4. IGCSE / GCSE:
    Original certificates stamped by both the British Council and the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs & General Department of Examinations
    Evidence of a twelve years schooling or original Preparatory School Certificate (Idadiya)
    Original results of Arabic/Religion examinations
  5. Other Foreign Certificates:
    (Please contact HU Admission Office for information regarding the required documents)
  6. Arab Secondary School Certificates:  
    Original Secondary School Certificate stamped by the Egyptian Embassy or Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Preparatory School Certificate and first and second year of secondary school (Holders of Secondary School Certificate from Yemen only) stamped by the Egyptian Embassy or Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Original Secondary School Certificates (Grades 11&12) (Holders of Secondary School Certificate from Saudi Arabia only) Stamped by the Egyptian Embassy or Egyptian Ministry of Foreign AffairsOriginal birth certificate stamped by the Egyptian Embassy or Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Non Egyptians only)
    Recommendation letter to be issued by the Cultural Counselor (students from Jordan, Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait only)

Note: Copies of documents can be submitted in early admission stages of application. Once an applicant is offered a place in one of the HU degree programmes, originals of all the required documents listed above must be submitted in order to complete Registration.

Thanaweya Amma Minimum grade requirements:

Applicants must have attained the Egyptian Secondary School General Certificate (Thanaweya Amma) or approved equivalent certificates. HU admission requirements comply fully with the regulations set by the Egyptian Council of Private Universities (CPU).

Minimum Grades for Admission:
Pharmacy
Engineering
Business & Economics

Minimum grades are subject to change in subsequent academic years according to the regulations set by both the Egyptian Council of Private Universities and HU.

Approved equivalent school certificates:

  • American High School Diploma
  • Canadian High School Diploma
  • IGCSE/GCSE
  • German Abitur
  • International Baccalaureate
  • French Baccalaureate

Other Foreign Certificates (Please contact HU Admission Office for information about other approved foreign certificates and qualifications)
(Applicants must have evidence of twelve years of schooling)

Faculty Subject Requirements:

Faculty of Pharmacy:

  • English (Language or Literature)
  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and one subject in the Math or Economics fields
  • Any other three approved subjects

Faculty of Engineering:

  • English (Language or Literature)
  • Mathematics
  • Advanced Mathematics or SAT II (Mathematics)
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Any other three approved subjects

Faculty of Business & Economics:

  • English (Language or Literature)
  • Five Basic subjects, selected from: Economics, Business Studies, French, German, Philosophy, Sociology,
  • Psychology, Consumer Mathematics, Accounting, Statistics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, Maths,
  • Global Studies, History, Logic, Social Studies, U.S. Government, and Computer Studies

Any other two approved subjects

  • Egyptian Secondary School General Certificate (Thanaweya Amma):
  • The Faculty of Pharmacy requires the Science Section
  • The Faculties of Engineering require the Math Section
  • The Faculty of Business & Economics accepts all Thanaweya Amma holders to apply for admission

American High School Diploma:

  • At least four subjects must have been passed in Grade 12 and the rest of the eight required subjects are counted from Grades 11&10 with a maximum of two subjects in Grade 10.
  • All students must have passed Grades 10, 11, and 12 in the American system
  • Eight subjects of at least one credit each are required with an official transcript and a minimum grade of (D)
  • SAT I with a minimum score of 800 new sat  | 1200 old sat
  • SAT II with a minimum score of 900 (optional)
  • In the case of Pharmacy, a student must have achieved a GPA + SAT I+ SAT II (optional)  to meet the minimum grade for the first phase. If the student’s GPA is lower, the SAT I score must be increased or the student must attain SAT II with a minimum score of 1000
  • As for Engineering, a student must have achieved a GPA + SAT I+ SAT II (optional)  to meet the minimum grade of entry for the first phase.
  • As For Business & Economics, a student must have achieved a GPA + SAT I+ SAT II (optional)  to meet the minimum grade of entry for the first phase.

Canadian High School Diploma:

  • Eight subjects are required with a maximum of three subjects passed in Grade 11 and the remainder passed in Grade 12
  • All students must have passed Grades 10, 11, and 12 in the Canadian system
  • SAT I with a minimum score of 1320 (only for students who obtained their Canadian Diploma from Egypt)
  • SAT II is optional with a minimum score of 1000 (only for students who obtained their Canadian Diploma from Egypt)
  • Total score is calculated as it applies in the American Diploma

IGCSE/GCSE:

  • Eight IGCSE/GCSE “Ordinary Level” subjects are required with an official school Transcript and a minimum grade of (C).
  • In addition, the Faculties of Engineering require one AS-Level or A-Level in Maths with a minimum grade of (D).
  • The maximum number of AS-Level or A-Level Subjects that are counted are: Two A-Level subjects OR Four AS-Level subjects OR One A-Level subject and two AS-Level subjects
  • Note: General Science, Religion, Physical Education, Military Sciences, Music, Classical Arabic, and Arabic as a Second Language are not counted as one of the eight required subjects

German Abitur:

  • Grade 12 must have been completed
  • Seven subjects are required with a minimum score of (3) and must include English Language
  • International Baccalaureate (IB):
  • Six subjects are required and must include English Language
  • Three high level subjects must be included within the six subjects
  • The Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge must have been taken but are not counted as one of the six subjects
  • A minimum of 24 points are required

French Baccalaureate:

  • Seven subjects are required with a minimum of 10 points and must include English Language

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