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American University of Armenia

40 Baghramyan Avenue

Yerevan, 0019

Armenia

Telephone: 374 60 61 2526

URL: http://www.aua.am

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Barbara Gross Davis

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://ira.aua.am/factbook/

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: February 19, 2021

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 2002

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2006

Undergraduate FTE: 1,441

Graduate FTE: 480

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: No

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerSharistan MelkonianDirector of Assessment and Accreditation, Dean of General Educationsmelkonian@aua.am
Board of Directors ChairLawrence PittsChairman Board of Trusteeslhpitts@yahoo.com
Chief Academic OfficerBrian EllisonInterim Provostbrian.ellison@aua.am
Chief Executive OfficerKarin MarkidesPresidentpresident@aua.am
Chief Financial OfficerGevorg GoyunyanVice President of Finance / Chief Financial Officergevorg@aua.am
Director Institutional ResearchParandzem SargsyanInstitutional Research Managerpsargsyan@aua.am
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
N/AAmerican University of ArmeniaYerevanMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
BS in Data ScienceBachelors2018On-Site
BusinessBachelors2013On-Site
Business AdministrationMasters1991On-Site
Computer ScienceBachelors2013On-Site
Computer and Information ScienceMasters2001On-Site
EconomicsMasters2013On-Site
Engineering SciencesBachelors2017On-Site
English and CommunicationsBachelors2013On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Data AnalyticsNon-degree2019On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Environment Science and ConservationNon-degree1999On-Site
Graduate Certificate in FinanceNon-degree2019On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Public HealthNon-degree1995On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations and Resource ManagementNon-degree2017On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign LanguageNon-degree1992On-Site
Graduate Certificate in TranslationNon-degree2012On-Site
Industrial Engineering and Systems ManagementMasters1991On-Site
ManagementMasters2017On-Site
Master of LawsMasters1996On-Site
Political Science and International AffairsMasters1994On-Site
Public HealthMasters1995On-Site
Teaching English as a Foreign LanguageMasters1997On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2023Accreditation Visit