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Carol Maalouf

Director of Admissions

Office of Admissions


Carol Maalouf is the Director of Admissions at the American University in Dubai. She spent her last 24 years in academia where she helped set up the Admissions Office at AUD and is considered as one of the founding pillars of what is today one of the leading accredited academic institutions in the Middle East.
Her capabilities in having guided thousands of students make life-altering decisions, position her as a trustworthy consultant to the professional betterment of our biggest asset: the students of AUD. Carol is a recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Service.
Her diversified background, academically and professionally lends her the leniency to integrate into new environments, industries and challenges. She initiated and launched the University of JWT-MENA for 2 years and is now back to what she calls home – AUD!
In her earlier years, Carol worked as an interior designer and a banker. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education and Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts.

Very active by nature, Carol enjoys skiing, water sports, and reading during her off time. She appreciates art and loves photography.
When asked about her vision on AUD, here is what she had to say: “Seeking knowledge is a personal commitment. Offering knowledge in a world where savings are done for education is a blessing. Being at the center of it all is extremely gratifying. Looking forward to guiding many more prospective AUD students.”

  • M.Ed., American InterContinental University, USA
  • B.F.A. in Interior Design, Lebanese American University, Lebanon