American University in Bulgaria

American University in Bulgaria

Blagoevgrad , Bulgaria
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 8
    Available Programs
  • 1000
    Students
  • 7250
    Average Cost
  • 99,8
    Employment Rate
  • Program
    Co-op
  • Permit
    Work

Overview

The American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) is a unique cooperative venture established with the support of the U.S. and Bulgarian governments, the Open Society Institute, and the University of Maine. AUBG’s students develop into inquisitive and compassionate leaders, creative problem solvers and responsible global citizens. Students have a reputation for success in their careers and in graduate studies, with many going on to the world’s leading schools and employers, and all being valued members of our tight-knit global network of alumni. The unique liberal arts educational system at AUBG puts students at the center and gives them countless opportunities for growth and success. With top professors coming from five continents, small class sizes, a practice-oriented curriculum, and a variety of majors and minors, you devise students’ own curriculum and focus on the things they are most passionate about. Upon graduation, students receive an international diploma accredited in both the U.S. 

Entry requirements

As an internayional student you need to send 2 copies of your passport, 2 passport-size photos, a medical certificate, a document certifying that your high school diploma allows you to continue education, a high school diploma, and the transcript with the grades during the years of study in high school. The last three documents should be legalized with: an Apostille if your country has signed the Hague Convention; notary verification for countries with which Bulgaria has bilateral legal aid agreements; stamp of the Foreign Ministry in  your country and legalization at the Bulgarian Embassy for all other countries.

Required Minimum of English Proficiency Test:

  • IBT (Internet Based TOEFL) – 80;
  • ITP TOEFL – 550;
  • rPDT (Revised Paper-Delivered TOEFL) – 60;
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) – 6.5;
  • Cambridge English (FCE, CAE, CPE, reported on Cambridge English Scale) – 180;
  • ECPE (Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English) – 650;
  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) – 59;
  • DET (Duolingo English Test) – 110.

Scholarship & funding

Endowed Presidential Scholarship (endowed - minimum) - $50,000. The most prestigious award, with academic merit as a primary criterion, with students from across the campus eligible for these awards.  Donor may request that their gift benefit students who enroll in a certain program. 

Undergraduate Scholarship (endowed - minimum) - $20,000. Donors may request that their gift benefit students who qualify on the basis of specific criteria, such as enrollment in a certain program, financial need, geographic area or scholastic excellence.

Undergraduate Scholarships (annual or one-time gift - minimum) - $2,500. Scholarship can be named.  Donor can request that their gift benefit students who qualify on the basis of specific criteria, such as enrollment in a certain program, financial need, geographic area or scholastic excellence.  

Campuses

Student life

Life’s never boring at AUBG. If you want to be part of it then submit documents.