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    At Dakar American University of Science and Technology, you get an American-style education with an international reputation for excellence, not far from home.

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Admission Requirements

All admission decisions are based on an assessment of the academic foundation needed for success in the required courses at DAUST. For all admissions questions, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us on: +221 33 958 5270 (Senegal), +221 77 162 6223 (Senegal-Mobile), +1 402 805 7896 (USA).

First-Year Undergraduate Student
  • Start by submitting the online application: http://daust.org/admissions/apply
  • Submit the $50 application fee to be officially considered for admission
  • Submit official documents to the Office of Admissions
    • High school transcript (native language and certified translated copy in English)
    • Certificate/diploma showing graduation (native language and certified translated copy in English). Can be submitted after graduation if still in school
    • English proficiency scores (TOEFL or IELTS) for non-English high school programs. English proficiency tests can be waived for students who complete DAUST Intensive English Program.
Transfer Student
  • Start by submitting the online application: http://daust.org/admissions/apply
  • Submit the $50 application fee to be officially considered for admission
  • Submit official degree transcripts (native language and certified translated copy in English) from previous schools to the Office of Admissions
  • English proficiency scores (TOEFL or IELTS) if previous studies were completed at a non-English program. English proficiency tests can be waived for students who complete DAUST Intensive English Program.
Graduate Student

Students applying for a Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degree should complete the online application and, in addition, submit to the Office of Admissions:

  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science in the graduate program of choice or a closely related area
  • Transcripts of prior studies
  • Resume or CV
  • Three letters of recommendation (for PhD degree applicants only)
  • Statement of purpose including research interests and objectives (for PhD degree applicants only)
  • A GRE general examination score (for PhD degree applicants only)
  • Submit the $50 application fee to be officially considered for admission