In its admission, Nile University follows the general rules and guidelines set by the Office of Admission – Ministry of Higher Education.
Criteria for the main certificates accepted are listed below:
|Engineering Major||Computer Science Major||Business Administration Major|
|Minimum 79 % from math section||Minimum 68 % from math section||Minimum 62% from any thanaweya ama section|
American High School Diploma
Nile University considers admission of a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 (on a scale of 4.0). Students must have passed a minimum of 8 courses of one credit each, including the qualifying subjects for the chosen major, all of which should have been passed in the 12th grade. Students may have completed some of the subjects from the 11th or 10th grade with a maximum of 2 subjects. Students must submit SAT I scores with minimum of 1200 (Subjected to change as per the Ministry of Higher Education and the SCU instructions) and SAT II for engineering majors with a minimum of 900 (Subjected to change as per the Ministry of Higher Education and the SCU instructions).
Students who have scored high on Advanced Placement (AP) courses may be granted transfer credits.
For engineering majors, Math (pre-calculus, calculus is recommended), physics and chemistry, which are covered in grades 10, 11 or 12 are required.
For admission at Nile University the following eligibility criteria applies:
Applicants have to submit certificates of 8 subjects at the O-Level with a minimum grade of “C” (these may only be in the extended and not in the core system). Subjects must be completed in the four years prior to university enrollment. Applicants who have completed Advanced Level subjects may be granted transfer credits.
For engineering majors, four O-Level science courses (math, physics, chemistry and information technology), one AS-Level or A-Level Math course are required.
Applicant should have completed the Baccalaureate diploma degree and satisfied its general requirements. Transfer credit may be granted.
For engineering majors math, physics and chemistry at the advanced level are required.
Nile University accepts admission of applicants with a minimum average of 4.0. Transfer credits may be granted.
For engineering majors math, physics and chemistry are required.
For other certificates of other countries, Nile University follows the general rules set by the Ministry of Higher Education.
All applying students are required to show proof of English proficiency by achieving the level indicated in one of three testing alternatives below:
- a score of 61 or above in the IBT (http://www.ets.org/portal/site/ets/menuitem) , or
- a score of 6 or above in the IELTS (http://www.britishcouncil.org/egypt-exams-english-exams-ielts.htm), or
- a score of 500 or above in the ITP (Institutional testing program TOEFL administered by AMIDEAST).
- Applicants who score 600 and above in the ITP (Institutional testing program TOEFL), or 100 or above in the IBT, or 7 or above in the IELTS, will be exempted from ENGL 101 and may take ENGL 102 directly.
- Applicants who score 400 to 499 in the ITP (Institutional testing program TOEFL administered by AMIDEAST), or 29 to 60 in the IBT, or 4 to 5 in the IELTS, will join the Intensive English Course(s).
|Internet-Based Test (iBT) TOEFL Score||Internet-Based Test (iBT)
|Int’l English Language Testing System IELTS Score||Int’l English Language Testing System
|Institutional Testing Program TOEFL
|NU English Writing Test
|94 or above||24 or above||7.0 or above||6.5 or above||587 or above||90 or above||ENGL 201|
|79 – 93||21 – 23||6.5||6.0||550 – 583||80 – 89||ENGL 102|
|61 – 78||17 – 20||6.0||5.5||500 – 547||70 – 79||ENGL 101|
|32 – 60||12 – 16||4.5 – 5.5||4.5 – 5||400 – 497||60 – 69||Intensive English|
|Below 32||Below 12||Below 4.5||Below 4.5||Below 400||Below 60||Not eligible for admission|
Note: English placement is based on achieving cut-off scores both total and writing in IBT, IELTS and ITP. The placement is determined based on the lower of the two scores.