American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Admissions and Financial Aid

Admissions and Financial Aid

 

Admissions 

Applications are accepted online through https://apply.auca.kg/

 

Applicants to the MA Program in Applied Psychology are expected to hold at least undergraduate or specialist (5-year) degrees in any academic field. The program does not require its applicants to have an undergraduate major in psychology. Applicants without coursework in psychology or social sciences, however, will be required to complete preparation for the core curriculum.

 

Deadlines: 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until August 20th.

 

Application:

  1. Official copies of any and all university transcripts/marksheets (Note: Applicants who have graduated from educational institutions outside of Kyrgyz Republic must present a document confirming they have obtained the equivalent of the Kyrgyz Republic’s state diploma of higher education (for graduate program applicants). The document issued by the foreign academic institution and its notarized Russian translation (including transcripts/marksheets) must be submitted to the Ministry for Education of the Kyrgyz Republic in order to confirm the level and content of the study completed. The Ministry then issues a certificate recognizing the applicant’s education, which should be submitted along with this application form to the University). 

Important: Previous degree (such as bachelors’ or 5-year specialist) in psychology or social sciences is NOT a requirement for admission to MAPAP.

  1. Copy of passport information pages and, for non-Kyrgyz citizens living in Kyrgyzstan, a copy of the Kyrgyz Republic visa page (international students must check in with the Student Visa and Registration Coordinator within 2 days of arrival to submit copies of their Kyrgyz Visa and complete Ministry of Foreign Affairs registration paperwork)  
  2. Color photograph (3 x 4 cm – white background) 
  3. Official English language Certificates

- Doulingo: https://englishtest.duolingo.com/applicants

- TOEFL: REPORT TO AUCA INSTITUTION CODE 0419

- Official IELTS Certificate – REPORT TO AUCA INSTITUTION CODE 8305 FOR GRADUATE APPLICATIONS 

- GMAT – REPORT TO AUCA INSTITUTION CODE S2B-2G-87 or GRE – REPORT TO AUCA INSTITUTION CODE 0419 

  1. Motivation Letter  

Please state your reasons for applying to the American University of Central Asia and how your studies at MA in Psychology will contribute toward your career goals. Why do you want to get a graduate degree? What are your career plans in 5 years? Limit your essay to 700 words / 1 page.  

  1. 2 recommendation letters from the professors of the University the applicant graduated from (or alternatively from relevant employers). 
  2. Copy of Bachelor’s Degree or Specialist Diploma or, if currently enrolled in University, a certificate from the institution certifying that an applicant is in the last year (Note: Upon admission to AUCA, the original copy of Bachelor’s Degree / Specialist Diploma or confirmation of degree completion must be submitted to the Office of Admissions) 
  3. Curriculum Vitae in English, which includes work history.
  4. Entrance Interview will be scheduled upon submission of all documents.

 

Financial Aid  

Information regarding tuition can be provided by request via psyc@auca.kg. The program provides discounts to students who require financial support in order to study at the program. 

This application will help to determine the level of your financial need. The University retains the right to review and examine the accuracy of information provided by official documentation, contacting the student’s residence and the student’s or parents’ employer*. 

Giving false information may result in the LOSS OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT.

AUCA has a deep commitment to academic performance and personal ethics, and AUCA reserves the right to refuse financial assistance to the student who does not meet academic expectations or adhere to the behavioral expectations articulated in the Student Handbook. 

FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION FORM

 

The deadline for all applications is August 20th of each year.


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Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

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