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Admissions American Hotel Academy

General eligibility criteria

We are seeking enthusiastic candidates who would like to attend a hospitality bachelor program, who are proficient in English and who can prove potential for a successful future career in the hospitality industry.


High-school graduates.

English Level

In order to be admitted in the BA program you must pass our English test (practice test) or have an equivalent of IELTS 6.0 Academic, TOEFL 79 IBT or Cambridge Advanced – Grade C.
Candidates with a lower level of English will be required to attend an ESL course with the American Hotel Academy.

Minimum Age 

18 years old. The admission process can start before the age of 18, but the candidate must have turned 18 before the commencement of classes.

The hospitality career potential

We expect each candidate to be a people oriented person, demonstrate organizational and management skills, pragmatism, entrepreneurship, energy and creativity.

Early Admissions

The early admissions procedure is applicable to high-school students who are in the 11th grade or have just graduated 11th grade, receiving the result in three to four working days from the assessment.

The candidates will follow standard application process and if accepted, they:

  • receive a Provisional Letter of Acceptance that will state that their place in the Academy is confirmed on the provision of completing their application file;
  • complete their application file, except for the Baccalaureate Diploma and transcript, added after graduating the 12th grade;
  • sign a confirmation of commitment, admitting that the Academy is in their top preferences;
  • pay 25% of the 1st year tuition fee*, benefitting from the tuition plan applicable on the year they signed the contract, no matter if the tuition fee raises the following year.

*This fee is non-refundable (except for some extraordinary factors).