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American University - Washington, DC

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

American University

School Overview

Highest degree offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Type of Institution: Private not-for-profit
Religious affiliation: United Methodist

Contacting the School

Student Body Size and Diversity

Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 13,346
Full-time enrollment: 10,657
Part-time enrollment: 2,689
% Women: 62.18%
% Men: 37.82%
Minority Enrollment
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.2%
Asian: 6.08%
Black or African American: 8.92%
Hispanic/Latino: 11.01%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0.08%

Degree Levels

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
  • Doctor's degree - professional practice

Degree Programs


Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Science
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Latin American Studies
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Russian Studies
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Women's Studies
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Political Communication
  • International and Intercultural Communication
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Computer Science
Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Arabic Language and Literature
Legal Professions And Studies
  • Legal Studies, General
  • American/US Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
  • International Law and Legal Studies
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Creative Writing
  • General Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
Mathematics And Statistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Statistics, General
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
Physical Sciences
  • Chemistry, General
  • Physics, General
Psychology
  • Psychology, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Homeland Security
Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
Social Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Economics, General
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology
Visual And Performing Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Music, General
  • Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Accounting
  • Finance, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
History
  • History, General

Special Student Services

Academic Services

  • Weekend/evening college
  • Remedial services
  • Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
  • Study abroad
  • Dual credit
  • Advanced placement (AP) credits

Financial Flexibility

  • Academic/career counseling service
  • Employment services for students
  • Prepaid tuition plan
  • Tuition payment plan

Cost of Attending

In-State, Living On Campus:$ 62,272
In-State, Not Living With Family:$ 62,272
In-State, Living With Family:$ 47,274
Out-of-State, Living On Campus:$ 62,272

Admission Requirements

Open admission policy: NA
Admission test scores: NA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): Required

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