American University of Armenia - AUA

The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private institution of higher learning, offering a global education in Armenia. Founded in 1991, AUA provides a high-quality, graduate and undergraduate education that encourages civic engagement and promotes democratic values, fostering scholarship in a setting that values and develops academic excellence, free inquiry, integrity, scholarship, leadership, and service to society.

Location: 40 Marshal Baghramyan Ave.Yerevan 0019, Republic of Armenia
Duration of Exchange: Fall, Spring or Academic Year 
The American University of Armenia (AUA) Webpage

Application Deadline for Fall/Academic Year: February 15th

Application deadline for Spring: September 15th

Program Cost

Students participating in Campus-Based Exchange program to American University of Armenia (AUA) continue to pay tuition to CSUN and may use their CSUN financial aid (where eligible). Program fees and out-of-pocket expenses listed represent one semester abroad (unless otherwise stated). Students participating in an academic year should adjust accordingly.

Program Cost

CSUN Tuition and Fees (Resident)*


CSU Mandated Insurance


*If you are not a resident of California, you must add $396.00 to your tuition for each unit.

Other Expenses
Estimated Out-of-Pocket ExpensesUS Dollars

Housing and Food


Round-trip Airfare

 $800 - $1,200

Study Materials (i.e. books)


Visa Related Fees




Academic Information

Language of Instruction: English

Credit toward degree: Students will earn TRANSFER credit toward their CSUN degree. It is important that students meet with their academic department to review course equivalencies prior to exchange.

AUA offers programs in:

  • Business*
  • English & Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Data Science
  • Various General Education courses

Available courses are listed under course descriptions available in the AUA catalog. Not all courses are offered each semester/term, and some courses may require pre-requisites. Registration is contingent upon space availability in the class. 


Specific courses will be selected with the consultation of an academic advisor.

*The AUA Business program is not AACSB Accredited. Business students are encouraged to speak with an academic advisor in their department to determine if courses will be accepted.

Requirements and Application Information

GPA: Have a cumulative overall grade point average of 2.8 or higher

Level of Study: Sophomore, Junior or Senior

Additional Requirements: Student must seek permission/approval from academic department advisor prior to participating.

Click here to get started on your CBEP: Armenia application!


For program and application information, please contact Eleanor Wolgast or Rebecca Spector at the International and Exchange Student Center.

For additional program information, you may contact the following faculty member:

Annette Besnilian, College of Health and Human Development
Phone: (818) 677-4343