The Education of an Alleged 'Terrorist'

ABC News’ Chris Cuomo reports:

ABC News has reviewed an employment document apparently filled out by Faisal Shahzad, the alleged suspect in the times square bomb plot

In imperfect English, the application lists primary education in Saudi Arabia, at the "jaddah ambasi school" in 1985.

Then from 1986-1998 the form lists schooling in various major areas of Pakistan, including his birthplace of Karachi, Punjab, Peshawar and Islamabad.

Two different American colleges are listed: Southeastern University in Washington, DC, and The University of Bridgeport. He also writes that he applied to the "University of Auston (Taxes)" - probably meaning, "Austin (Texas)" The document also lists a 530 on a TOEFL exam (English literacy).

Click here to see a copy of the document.

Independently, ABC News has learned Shahzad received and MBA degree in the summer of 2005 from the University of Bridgeport.

We are currently reviewing other documents that may reveal additional financial and background information.

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Shahzad has been arrested for allegedly driving a car bomb into Times Square on the evening of May 1, 201 and is set to appear in a Manhattan City Court tomorrow to be presented with formal charges.

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