Provost's Welcome

We are pleased to welcome you to the website of the American University of the Caribbean (AUC)—originally the American University of Les Cayes, Les Cayes, Haiti. Here you will find information about the university, its various programs, its policies and procedures, and specific information you need to know about life at AUC from admission to graduation.

While the website is an important resource and reference for your university experience, we encourage you to visit our campus located at Charpentier, off Route Nationale # 2.

Reasons to Study Here

The American University of the Caribbean is built on the idea of preparing professionals with strong academic excellence through career-oriented programs and a spirit of innovation. These professionals will be the change agents to foster the positive change they want to see in the Haitian economy. The University has three colleges: The college of Agriculture and Environmental Science, the College of Business Administration and Management and the College of Civil Engineering.

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Enrollment is not limited to residents of Haïti, but distinction is made in tuition and fees on the basis of whether the applicant received and successfully completed formal secondary-level schooling in Haïti. Students are admitted to the University when they have completed the application procedures and fulfilled all admission requirements.

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At the American University of the Caribbean our athletics programs, be they basketball, soccer, volleyball are a vital part of the university. These programs are built on helping our student-athletes realize their potential, discover themselves, strengthen their character and empower their minds while developing self-confidence and valuable leadership skills.


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About AUC

The American University of the Caribbean (AUC) in Les Cayes, Haiti, was founded and incorporated in 1983 as a not-for-profit institution organized exclusively for educational and scientific purposes. It is incorporated in the State of Florida, recognized by, and licensed with, the “Ministère de l’Education Nationale et de la Formation Professionelle de la République d’Haïti.


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Research & Development

The Research and Development Program (RDP) of AUC aims at helping Haitian families to improve their living conditions through wealth creation in an environmentally sound and socially responsible manner. It promotes applied research and technological innovation as key to economic development in Haiti.

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