Admissions

The Egyptian Chinese University in Egypt welcomes applications for undergraduate degrees for both the Fall and Spring Semesters. Students are eligible to apply through any of the following methods:

Early Admissions

Because of the limited number of students admitted to The Egyptian Chinese University, students in their final secondary school year are encouraged to apply for an early admission. This reserves a place at The Egyptian Chinese University as early as ten days after receiving secondary school results. Students must fulfill all secondary school graduation requirements and meet all the University’s admission requirements for final admission.

 Regular Admissions

All students are welcome to apply through the regular admission process. Non-Egyptian, or Egyptian students with international certificates, whose exam results are announced late, will be permitted to apply after the regular admission deadline, depending on the dates of their examination results. However, it is advised that these students reserve a place through early admission. For deadlines and procedures, please refer to the Admissions Office.

Acceptance Criteria

The University accepts students holding the following certificates :

  • The Egyptian General Secondary Certificate of Education (Thanawiya Amma) (Arts, Math or Sciences) and the Thanawiya Amma from other Arab countries.
  • The American High School Diploma.
  • The French Secondary School Certificate (Baccalauréat de L’Enseignement Secondaire) .
  • The German Secondary School Certificate (Abitur).
  • The British Secondary School Certificates (IGCSE, GCSE, ASL or AL.)
  • The International Baccalaureate.
  • Canadian High School Diploma.

 Application Requirements

The University's admission requirements comply fully with the regulations established by the Egyptian Council of Private Universities (CPU). Applicants must have attained the Egyptian Secondary School General Certificate (Thanawiya Amma) or approved equivalent certificates (see above).

 English Placement Test

All new students applying for admission to the University must sit for the English Placement Test (EPT). Students will be placed in an English language course according to their scores. Students should be aware that the English Placement Test is a provisional assessment only, and students may be asked to move up or down a level at the discretion of an instructor.

Students holding a valid international TOEFL certificate with an equivalent score of 550 and above are exempt from the EPT.

Requirements of Faculty of Engineering and Technology

General requirements:

  • Original Birth Certificate
  • 6 passport size recent photos (not older than one year).
  • Military Service Form (Namouzag 2 Gond), for Egyptian male students only.
  • Letter of withdrawal from other University (in case student is registered in another University)
  • All documents will be examined by the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education Council for Private Universities, prior the final registration at the ECU

 

Academic requirements
  • Must be Scientific section – Math Section
Required documents
  • Original Thanaweyya Amma Certificate or certified original  
Academic requirements
  • Having passed at least 8 O-levels  (must include Math, Physics and Chemistry)
  • Minimum O-level-Grade is "C"
  • Having passed at least 2 ASL subjects (must include Math + Physics OR Chemistry) OR 1 AL subject (must be Math)
  • Accepted number of sittings is 5 (taken during not more than 3 successive years).
  • IGCSE OL subjects obtained from Arab countries should be of the extended, not of the core system.
Required Documents
  • IGCSE-Slips stamped by the British Council as True Documents only (no other stamp can replace the British Council stamp), certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات  (Ministry of Education).
  • IGSCE-Slips stamped by the British Council as copies of true documents will not be treated as originals and cannot be accepted.
  • Edadeya Certificate or proof of 12 years of schooling stamped by school and certified by the Educational Zone the school belongs to.
  • If the proof of 12 years of schooling is obtained from outside Egypt required stamps are: the school stamp, the stamp of the Educational Zone and the Egyptian embassy in that foreign country.
  • Original document of Arabic Language and Religion exams Thanaweya Amma level (for Arab Nationals
Academic requirements
  • Having successfully completed 8 different subjects
  • Subjects less than one credit are not accepted
  • Subjects as PE, music, yearbook, Religion, etc … are not counted.
  • Accepted students must have been studying at least the last 3 years (grade 10, 11 and 12) in the American system. Students who studied all their courses in one or two year/s only (grade 11 and /or 12) in the American system will not be accepted.
  • Subjects can be calculated from Grade 12, 11 or 10. Minimum number of subjects to be calculated from G12 is 4, maximum number of subjects from G11 is 4, and to be completed accordingly from G 10 if needed and maximum number of subjects to be calculated from G10 is 2.
  • Having passed SAT I
  • Having passed SAT II subjects (must include Math + Physics OR Chemistry) OR Advanced Math.
Required Documents
  • Final High School Transcript obtained from Egypt must be stamped by the school, the NCA (or relevant U.S. Accreditation Institution), certified by the Egyptian cultural attaché in Washington and الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات   (Ministry of Education).
  • Final High School Diploma obtained from Egypt must be stamped by the school, the NCA (or relevant U.S. Accreditation Institution), certified by the Egyptian cultural attaché in Washington and الإدارة العامة للإمتحانات   (Ministry of Education)
  • SAT Score(s) stamped by the AMIDEAST.
  • Username and Password of student’s online account in College Board (for SAT scores).
  • Edadeya Certificate or proof of 12 years of schooling stamped by school and certified by the Educational Zone the school belongs to.
  • If the proof of 12 years of schooling is obtained from outside Egypt required stamps are: the school stamp, the stamp of the Educational Zone and the Egyptian Embassy in that foreign country.
  • For American Diploma certificates obtained from any other country than Egypt and USA, an "Accreditation Letter of the school" from AMIDEAST Cairo (stamped by the AMIDEAST) is required.
  • Original document of Arabic Language and Religion exams Thanaweya Amma level (for Arab Nationals(.
Academic requirements
  • Sciences and in the Engineering Group.
  • All Islamic subjects are not calculated during the evaluation of the final percentage.
  • Students obtaining their Thanaweyya Amma from Yemen must submit proof of 12 years of schooling.
Required Documents
  • Original Thanaweyya Amma Certificate stamped by the Egyptian Embassy of the certificate’s country of origin. (No certified copies will be accepted).
  • Students applying with a Saudi Arabian Thanaweyya Amma must submit the original stamped certificates of Grade 11 and Grade 12.
  • Saudi Arabian Thanaweyya Amma must be presented with شهادة قدرات
  • Students obtaining their Thanaweyya Amma from Yemen must submit proof of 12 years of schooling stamped by the school and certified by the Educational Zone the school belongs to.
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