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Undergraduate Admissions

To enroll in an Undergraduate Degree Program, students must meet the minimum academic and English language requirements for the concerned program.

Contact the Undergraduate Admissions Department

Admission Criteria

High School Requirements
Holders of UAE
Secondary School Certificates
UAE secondary school certificate or its equivalent, as approved by the MOHESR. 60%
Holders of Non UAE
Secondary School Certificates
Iranian Certificates: Pre-University (required) 12/20
Indian Boards Certificate: Senior Secondary School Certificate, Part II 40%
Pakistani Certificate: Higher Secondary School Certificate, Part II 40%
French Baccalaureate 10/20
Lebanese and Syrian Baccalaureate 50%
North Africa Baccalaureate 50%
Nigerian Certificate: Secondary School Certificate (granted by WAEC or NECO board) 40%
American Diploma: Grade 10, 11, and 12 60%
Holders of British System Certificates (IGCSE and GCSE) are eligible for admission if:

  • The student has passed, as a regular student, 7 subjects at the ordinary level of IGCSE or GCSE with a minimum score of C. The minimum score is D and E for subjects taken at AS Level or A Level of GCSE, respectively
  • The 7 subjects should cover the four areas of: Mathematics, Science, Languages, and Social Sciences & Humanities or Arts
  • The applicant must prove school attendance of at least 11 years by providing school leaving certificate

 

  • Combination of 7 subjects at the ordinary level of IGCSE or GCSE with a minimum score of C.
  • A minimum score of D for AS Level, and E for A Level
  • The 7 subjects should cover the four areas of: Mathematics, Science, Languages, and Social Sciences & Humanities or Arts

English Proficiency Requirements

English Proficiency Requirements
Score of 1100 in the Emirates standardized Test (EMSAT)

Documents Required

Documents Required

When applying for admission to CUCA, the applicant must submit the following documents which will become part of the Student File:

  1. An official transcript of the secondary school certificate (or its equivalent) attested by the Ministry of Education for the holders of UAE  high school certificate, and the below attestations for the international students from their countries:
    1. Ministry of education/ higher education
    2. Ministry of foreign affairs
    3. UAE embassy.
  2. One copy of a current official passport
  3. Government-issued identity card.
  4. Four recent passport-sized photographs.
  5. Non-refundable application and admission fee
  6. Certificate of a Standardized Test of Eligibility in English (TOEFL or IELTS) or equivalent. (Certificates of TOEFL or IELTS are valid for only two years).
  7. Score of 1100 in the Emirates standardized Test (EMSAT)

NOTE:  All documents presented by the applicant for admission purposes become the property of CUCA and will not be returned.

Conditional Admission

Conditional Admission

Applicants who do not have the minimum required TOEFL or IELTS score must take the English Placement Test. Based on the results they will be placed accordingly in the Intensive English Program (IEP).

Students who require Intensive English Program (IEP) courses will be able to register for a maximum of 15 credit hours of General Education courses until they achieve the desired TOEFL score

The five options for General Education courses are:

  • Computer Fundamentals
  • College Mathematics
  • Islamic Studies
  • Study Skills
  • UAE Studies

Admission Criteria

High School Requirements
Holders of UAE
Secondary School Certificates
UAE secondary school certificate or its equivalent, as approved by the MOHESR. 60%
Holders of Non UAE
Secondary School Certificates
Iranian Certificates: Pre-University (required) 12/20
Indian Boards Certificate: Senior Secondary School Certificate, Part II 40%
Pakistani Certificate: Higher Secondary School Certificate, Part II 40%
French Baccalaureate 10/20
Lebanese and Syrian Baccalaureate 50%
North Africa Baccalaureate 50%
Nigerian Certificate: Secondary School Certificate (granted by WAEC or NECO board) 40%
American Diploma: Grade 10, 11, and 12 60%
Holders of British System Certificates (IGCSE and GCSE) are eligible for admission if:

  • The student has passed, as a regular student, 7 subjects at the ordinary level of IGCSE or GCSE with a minimum score of C. The minimum score is D and E for subjects taken at AS Level or A Level of GCSE, respectively
  • The 7 subjects should cover the four areas of: Mathematics, Science, Languages, and Social Sciences & Humanities or Arts
  • The applicant must prove school attendance of at least 11 years by providing school leaving certificate

 

  • Combination of 7 subjects at the ordinary level of IGCSE or GCSE with a minimum score of C.
  • A minimum score of D for AS Level, and E for A Level
  • The 7 subjects should cover the four areas of: Mathematics, Science, Languages, and Social Sciences & Humanities or Arts

English Proficiency Requirements

English Proficiency Requirements
Score of 1100 in the Emirates standardized Test (EMSAT)

Documents Required

Documents Required

When applying for admission to CUCA, the applicant must submit the following documents which will become part of the Student File:

  1. An official transcript of the secondary school certificate (or its equivalent) attested by the Ministry of Education for the holders of UAE  high school certificate, and the below attestations for the international students from their countries:
    1. Ministry of education/ higher education
    2. Ministry of foreign affairs
    3. UAE embassy.
  2. One copy of a current official passport
  3. Government-issued identity card.
  4. Four recent passport-sized photographs.
  5. Non-refundable application and admission fee
  6. Certificate of a Standardized Test of Eligibility in English (TOEFL or IELTS) or equivalent. (Certificates of TOEFL or IELTS are valid for only two years).
  7. Score of 1100 in the Emirates standardized Test (EMSAT)

NOTE:  All documents presented by the applicant for admission purposes become the property of CUCA and will not be returned.

Conditional Admission

Admission Criteria

High School Requirements
Holders of UAE
Secondary School Certificates
UAE secondary school certificate or its equivalent, as approved by the MOHESR. 60%
Holders of Non UAE
Secondary School Certificates
Iranian Certificates: Pre-University (required) 12/20
Indian Boards Certificate: Senior Secondary School Certificate, Part II 40%
Pakistani Certificate: Higher Secondary School Certificate, Part II 40%
French Baccalaureate 10/20
Lebanese and Syrian Baccalaureate 50%
North Africa Baccalaureate 50%
Nigerian Certificate: Secondary School Certificate (granted by WAEC or NECO board) 40%
American Diploma: Grade 10, 11, and 12 60%
Holders of British System Certificates (IGCSE and GCSE) are eligible for admission if:

  • The student has passed, as a regular student, 7 subjects at the ordinary level of IGCSE or GCSE with a minimum score of C. The minimum score is D and E for subjects taken at AS Level or A Level of GCSE, respectively
  • The 7 subjects should cover the four areas of: Mathematics, Science, Languages, and Social Sciences & Humanities or Arts
  • The applicant must prove school attendance of at least 11 years by providing school leaving certificate

 

  • Combination of 7 subjects at the ordinary level of IGCSE or GCSE with a minimum score of C.
  • A minimum score of D for AS Level, and E for A Level
  • The 7 subjects should cover the four areas of: Mathematics, Science, Languages, and Social Sciences & Humanities or Arts

English Proficiency Requirements

No TOEFL/IELTS is required

Documents Required

Documents Required

When applying for admission to CUCA, the applicant must submit the following documents which will become part of the Student File:

  1. An official transcript of the secondary school certificate (or its equivalent) attested by the Ministry of Education for the holders of UAE  high school certificate, and the below attestations for the international students from their countries:
    1. Ministry of education/ higher education
    2. Ministry of foreign affairs
    3. UAE embassy.
  2. One copy of a current official passport
  3. Government-issued identity card.
  4. Four recent passport-sized photographs.
  5. Non-refundable application and admission fee

NOTE:  All documents presented by the applicant for admission purposes become the property of CUCA and will not be returned.

Conditional Admission

CUCA accepts transfer of credits, provided:

  • The transfer is from a recognized institution
  • Students must meet the minimum requirements for Admission at CUCA
  • Students transferring from another institution should possess a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 or above.
  • A student with a CGPA of less than 2.0 can only be admitted to a program in a field different from the one the student is transferring from.
  • Coursework completed elsewhere may be accepted in the appropriate program at the College by meeting the following provisions:
      • The applicant submits an official transcript showing all credits and grades earned along with a detailed description of the courses to the CUCA Office of Admission and Registration.
      • Only coursework at a grade level of C (2.0) or higher will be accepted.
      • Courses should bear at three credit hours; however, two or more can be combined to equal one three credit hour course. The course must also be approved by the respective department.
      • The coursework must be equal to approximately 75-80% of the CUCA course content.
  • No more than 50% of the total credits of the program may be accepted as transfer credit.

 

NOTE:  Grades of the transfer courses earned at the host institution are not used in calculating the student’s CGPA.