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Undergraduate Admission Application

(If you wish to study part-time, you should contact the Admissions Office for further instructions.)

To receive the fullest consideration and to avoid delays in assembling academic credentials, please follow the
guidelines below and fill in all the fields on the required forms. We strongly urge you to apply as early as
possible.

All admission documents must be officially certified and must be submitted in either English or French.

■ Candidates living in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America (except Brazil),
and the Caribbean should send all materials to the United States address

■ All other candidates (including Brazil) should send their materials to the International Admissions
address

Please contact the appropriate address if you are applying after the deadlines noted below:

Fall Semester: March 15 Spring Semester: November 1

Late applications will be accepted as spaces remain available.


Once your application is complete, a decision is generally sent within three weeks.

International Admissions Office United States Address


6, rue du Colonel Combes 700 North Colorado Boulevard #502
75007 Paris, France Denver, Colorado 80206
tel (33/1) 40.62.07.20 303-993-4326
fax (33/1) 47.05.34.32 e-mail: usoffice@aup.edu
e-mail: admissions@aup.edu

University web site: www.aup.edu

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Use this checklist to ensure that you have completed all the steps of the application process. You may keep this page for your reference.

All Candidates c Form 1, the Candidate’s Information.


must submit:
c The application essay (in English).

c The €50 application fee.

Freshman c Two letters of recommendation (Form 2 and Form 3).


and Freshman
c Official and certified transcripts/school report showing the last three years.
Visiting
Candidates ■ French educational system candidates should submit the Baccalauréat diploma and relevé de
must also submit:
notes; the livret scolaire or bulletins from Seconde, Première, and Terminale.

■ British educational system candidates should submit school reports from the last two years and
a minimum of three “A” level results.

■ Other educational system candidates should submit the last three years of grades and
examination results obtained, i.e., Lebanese Baccalaureate, German Abitur, International
Baccalaureate, Italian Maturità, etc.

c SAT or ACT scores (recommended for all applicants; required of applicants living in the
U.S.A.). The AUP codes are SAT 0866/ACT 5295.

Transfer c Official transcripts for all college or university work undertaken. (Please note that you will
Candidate be required to supply official course descriptions once you are accepted)
must also submit: If you have completed fewer than 45 semester hours, please submit a secondary school
transcript and results of SAT or ACT testing, if available.

c Faculty recommendation (Form 3).

c A second faculty recommendation for applicants not in the U.S. system


(Form 3 - You may submit a photocopy of this form).

c Dean’s recommendation, if in the U.S. system of education (Form 4).

Visiting c Official transcripts for all college or university work undertaken. If you have
Students completed fewer than 45 semester hours, please submit a secondary school transcript
wishing to attend and results of SAT or ACT testing, if available.
AUP for a semester
or year must c Dean’s recommendation (Form 4).
also submit:

Candidates Whose Your application will not be ready for evaluation unless we have a means of assessing your level of
Mother Tongue English language proficiency (see Form 1.3). You must provide one the following options:
Is NOT English
c Computerized TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) (The AUP code CEEB is 0866)
must also submit:
c Paper-based TOEFL including the Test of Written English (TWE)

c TOEIC (Test of English of International Communications)

c IELTS (International English Language Testing System - Academic option)

Please note: These English test results must be less than TWO years old. If you have difficulty in
meeting this requirement, you must contact your Admissions Office for instructions.
Form 1.1

Undergraduate Admission Application


Candidate’s Information
Biographical Male c Female c
Information Name
Please print clearly Last/Family First Middle

or type. Preferred name/nickname

Birthdate Country of birth


(Day/Month/Year

Country of citizenship: 1) 2)

U.S. Social Security No. (For US residents only)

What is your mother tongue language?

Please list any other languages you routinely use in order of fluency.

1) 2) 3)

Permanent mailing address :

City State Zip/Postal code


(US only)
Country Tel. Fax
Country code City/Area code number Country code City/Area code number

Mobile Email

Current mailing address :

City State Zip/Postal code


(US only)

Country Tel. Fax


Country code City/Area code number Country code City/Area code number

Mobile Email

Current address valid until


Day/Month/Year

Status Applying for entrance Spring (January) 20____ Fall (September) 20____
Status: c Freshman c Freshman Visitor (for a year c for a semester c )
c Transfer c Visitor (for a year c for a semester c )

Have you applied to AUP before? c Yes (Year ______ ) c No

Academic c Art History c International Business Administration


Interests c Comparative Literature c International and Comparative Politics
c European & Mediterranean Cultures c International Economics
c Film Studies c International Finance
c French Studies c Literary Studies and Creative Arts
Do you wish to inform us that you have a learning, physical, or other disability ?
c Global Communications c Psychology
If yes, please briefly describe it here.
c History c Undecided
c Information and Communication Technologies

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Father: c Mr. c Dr. c Prof. Country of Birth
Family
Information Last / Family First
(all candidates must Home address (if different from yours)
complete this for
administrative reasons) City Country State Zip/Postal Code
(US only)
Tel. Business Tel. Fax
Country code City/Area code number Country code City/Area code number Country code City/Area code number
Mobile Email

Occupation Name of company

Name of college/university Degree Year

Name of professional school (if applicable) Degree Year

Mother: c Mrs. c Ms. c Dr. c Prof. Country of Birth

Last / Family First

Home address (if different from yours)

City Country State Zip/Postal Code


(US only)
Tel. Business Tel. Fax
Country code City/Area code number Country code City/Area code number Country code City/Area code number
Mobile Email

Occupation Name of company

Name of college/university Degree Year

Name of professional school (if applicable) Degree Year

Name, address, and telephone number of the person responsible for your college expenses
Financially
Responsible Name Relationship to you
Person
Address
(all candidates must
complete this for City Country State Zip/Postal Code
(US only)
administrative reasons)
Tel. Business Tel. Fax
Country code City/Area code number Country code City/Area code number Country code City/Area code number
Mobile Email

Scholarships and All students of any nationality may apply for scholarships, grants, and/or student loan assistance.
Student Loans Do you wish to apply for scholarships, grants, and/or student loans? yes c no c
If yes, our Student Finance Center will send you an application, which covers all AUP financial assistance programs.
Children of AUP Alumni automatically receive the Alumni Legacy Scholarship.

Candidate’s I. Essay
Statements In approximately 500 words*, in English, please answer one of the following essay questions:
• Tell us about a talent, experience, contribution or personal quality you will bring to AUP
• Share with us what you are most passionate about and what impact this has had on your life
• Discuss some issue of personal, local or national concern and its importance to you.

II. Activities
On a separate sheet, please list your major activities over the past three years. Include any scholastic or
community honors you have earned, and any part-time or full-time jobs you have had.

III. Other
If you are not currently attending school or college, please provide details on what you have been doing since
you were last enrolled (you may enclose a resumé/CV). If there have been unusual circumstances, such as
illness or other issues, that have had an impact on your academic performance, please explain. Submit this
on a separate sheet.

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Education Last High school CEEB code
(Obtain from counselor.)

Dates attended. From: To: Graduation date:

Address

City Country State Zip/Postal Code


(US only)
Tel. Fax
Country code City/Area code number Country code City/Area code number
Name of counselor(s) and head of school
Other high schools you have previously attended as a full-time student:
Dates attended.

From: To:

From: To:

For Transfer/Visiting students

Current university/college CEEB code

From: To:

Address
(US only)
City Country State Zip/Postal Code
Country code City/Area code number Country code City/Area code number

Tel. Fax

Dean/Study Abroad Advisor Tel.

Your actual/expected major?

Other universities/colleges attended as a full-time student: Dates attended.

From: To:

From: To:

Testing If you have taken/will take any of the following examinations, please indicate the dates and submit the official results.
Transfer and Visiting applicants with fewer than 45 credits should also submit official results of standardized tests
as well as a high school transcript. AUP’s CEEB code for SAT and Achievement exams is 0866; for the ACT, 5295.
Dates Subjects
c “A” Levels (list subjects)
c French Baccalauréat
c International Baccalaureate
c German Abitur
c Italian Maturità
c Lebanese Baccalauréat
c Norwegian Vitnemål
c Danish Studentereksamen
c Swedish Fullständigt Slutbetyg
c Finnish Ylioppilastutkintotodistus
c Advanced Placement (list subjects)
c SAT I SAT II ACT
c Other test(s)

TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS
If English is not your mother tongue, you should submit official results of the TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS
(AUP’s CEEB code is 0866).

Test: Test Date:

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1.4
How did you learn of AUP? Check all that apply:

c U.S. Embassy or Information Service


c Study Abroad Advisor*
c French Consulate

c Educational directory c Dean*


Which one?______________________________
c University faculty member*
c College Fair
Which one?______________________________ c AUP faculty member*
c Visit by AUP representative
c Language instructor*
Where/when?____________________________
c College search engine c Current AUP student*
Which one?______________________________
c AUP alumna/us*
c Mail from AUP

c AUP Web site *Please indicate name

c Advertisement
Which Publication?_______________________

c High school Guidance Counselor*

To what other colleges/universities are you applying?

Please list the names of any relatives who have attended AUP. Give names, relationship, and dates
of attendance if possible.

May we share your name and address with other students applying to AUP who may be from your area?

yes c no c

I understand that this is an application for full-time student status, and the application fee is non-refundable.

I understand that any credentials submitted on my behalf are confidential; any documents submitted in support of
my application will not be released without my written permission to anyone other than authorized University
personnel; and all credentials and documents submitted in support of this application become property of the
University and cannot be returned.

My signature below indicates that all information contained in my application is complete, factual, my own, and
honestly presented; if found to be otherwise, my application may be canceled and I may be dismissed from the
University.

Signature Date

The American University of Paris does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, handicap, sex, sexual
orientation, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and
loan programs, athletics, or other University-administered programs.
Form 2
International Admissions Office United States Address
Secondary School 6, rue du Colonel Combes
75007 Paris, France
700 North Colorado Boulevard #502
Denver, Colorado 80206
Report and tel (33/1) 40.62.07.20
fax (33/1) 47.05.34.32
303-993-4326
e-mail: usoffice@aup.edu
Recommendation e-mail: admissions@aup.edu

University web site: www.aup.edu

Candidate’s This section is to be completed by the applicant. Please print clearly or type.

Information
Candidate’s name
Last/Family First Middle

Permanent address
Street City State Zip/Postal code Country

Please list the courses you are taking in your senior/last year.

Fall Spring

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

Transcript Please attach a school transcript of grades and any description of the school that we might find helpful to
better understand the student’s educational preparation. We ask for your candid assessment of the
student’s academic strength and personal qualities such as maturity and adaptability that may affect his or
her adjustment to The American University of Paris. Feel free to use this form or attach a separate letter.

Name of school

Does your school rank its students? yes c no c If ranked, this candidate ranks_______ in a class

of_________students. Rank is weighted c unweighted c.

Candidate’s grade point average_______ What is the highest grade point average in the class?_______

Of the candidate’s class, _______ % plan to attend college or university.


Will the candidate be taking national standardized examinations? Please indicate:
c “A” levels (list subjects) c Advanced Placement (list subjects) c Danish Studentereksamen
c French Baccalauréat c German Abitur c Finnish Ylioppilastutkintotodistus

c International Baccalaureat c Italian Maturità c Lebanese Baccalauréat

c Norwegian Vitnemål c Swedish Fullständigt Slutbetyg c SAT I SAT II ACT

c Other (please describe)

over, please
School To the person writing this recommendation:

Recommendation The American University of Paris is a four-year, fully accredited U.S. university offering Bachelor of Arts and
Bachelor of Science degrees. Students need to be able to follow a rigorous academic program in English,
with the exception of courses in French Studies, and they need to be able to adjust to life in a cosmopolitan,
international setting. Please consider this in your evaluation.

Please note: If you have an “in-house” recommendation form that covers all the information required by this
form, please attach yours to this one.

Please print clearly or type.

Name Title
Last/Family First

Address

Telephone Fax E-mail

Signature Date
Form 3
Faculty International Admissions Office
6, rue du Colonel Combes
United States Address
700 North Colorado Boulevard #502
Recommendation 75007 Paris, France
tel (33/1) 40.62.07.20
Denver, Colorado 80206
303-993-4326
fax (33/1) 47.05.34.32 e-mail: usoffice@aup.edu
A second Faculty Recommendation e-mail: admissions@aup.edu
is required of applicants who are
not in the US system. You may submit University web site: www.aup.edu
a photocopy of this form.

For Freshman, This section is to be completed by the applicant. Please print clearly or type.
Freshman Visiting,
and Transfer Candidate’s name
Last/Family First Middle
Students
Permanent address
Street City State Zip/Postal code Country

Faculty
To the teacher or professor writing this recommendation:
Recommendation
The American University of Paris is a four-year, fully accredited U.S. university offering Bachelor of Arts and
Bachelor of Science degrees. Students need to be able to follow a rigorous academic program in English,
with the exception of courses in French Studies, and they need to be able to adjust to life in a
cosmopolitan, international setting. Please consider this in your evaluation.

Course(s) student has taken with you:

Comments (Please feel free to attach a photocopy of your comments/recommendation.):

over, please
Comments (continued)

Please print clearly or type.

Name Title
Last/Family First

Telephone Fax E-mail

School/College or university

Address

Signature Date
Form 4
Dean’s International Admissions Office
6, rue du Colonel Combes
United States Address
700 North Colorado Boulevard #502
Recommendation 75007 Paris, France
tel (33/1) 40.62.07.20
Denver, Colorado 80206
303-993-4326
For Transfer and Visiting Students. fax (33/1) 47.05.34.32 e-mail: usoffice@aup.edu
e-mail: admissions@aup.edu
Transfer Students are required to
include official course descriptions. University web site: www.aup.edu

Transfer or This section is to be completed by the applicant. Please print clearly or type.
Visiting Student
Information Candidate’s name
Last/Family First Middle

College/University

Permanent address
Street City State Zip/Postal code Country

Your present grade point average Your grade point average in your major

Applying as a Transfer c Visitor c Likely area of concentration at AUP

Courses you will be taking before your planned


Courses in which you are currently enrolled: entrance to AUP:

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

Dean’s To be completed by the Dean or Study Abroad Advisor.


Recommendation The American University of Paris is a four-year, fully accredited U.S. university offering Bachelor of Arts and
Bachelor of Science degrees. Students need to be able to follow a rigorous academic program in English, with
the exception of courses in French Studies, and they need to be able to adjust to life in a
cosmopolitan, international setting. Please consider this in your evaluation.

Is the student in good standing and eligible to return to your institution?

If a visiting student, does he or she have institutional approval for study abroad?

over, please
Comments (Please feel free to attach a photocopy of your comments/recommendation).

Please print clearly or type.

Name Title
Last/Family First

Telephone Fax E-mail

College or university

Address

Signature Date