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American University

American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016
Phone: (202) 885-1000

American University (AU), founded in 1893, is for students who want to understand and influence how the world works. AU's academically rigorous curriculum enables students to combine serious theoretical study with meaningful real-world learning experiences. Whatever major students choose, they acquire a solid foundation in the liberal arts and pursue in-depth study in their chosen fields. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences; the Kogod School of Business; the Schools of Communication, International Service, and Public Affairs; and the Washington College of Law. The 84-acre main campus is located in northwest Washington.

Quick Facts

School Type:
4-year; Private
Campus Setting:
Large City
Total Enrollment:
Incoming Freshman:
Religious Affiliation:
United Methodist
Applicants Admitted:
Application Deadline:
January 15 See Admission
Highest Degree Offered:


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