Walking around campus, the conversations I overhear are about what students do outside of classes: “where are you interning?” and “where are you studying abroad?”
USA and 3 international AU Centers in Brussels Belgium, Nairobi Kenya, and Madrid Spain.
Average 1st Year Class Size:
Island Campus in a City
American University (AU) is home to more than 1,500 international students representing diverse cultures and viewpoints from nearly 130 countries.
Located in Washington D.C., AU students benefit from world-class professional, service, and research experiences. Over 90% of students complete at least one internship, and 70% of students study abroad in more than 138 locations around the world.
At AU's beautiful 91-acre campus, students may major/minor in the sciences, arts, humanities, business, education, international service, and more. Majoring and minoring across disciplines is encouraged! AU’s campus life boasts over 200 student clubs, NCAA Division I athletics, and a Spiritual Life Center.
Visit to learn more about the opportunities awaiting you at AU!
34-36/42 (though we practice holistic admissions and this is not a firm minimum)
Results would be used in combination with final secondary school results and applicants from foundations would apply as transfer applicants.
Internships within degree
Study Abroad available
We are a college-centered research institution.
We are a private institution and all students pay the same rate.
Annual tuition and fees are 49,500 USD. Total annual cost of attendance is 70,000 USD.
AU meets full need for U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents.
International students are eligible for merit-based scholarships.
World Rankings = QS World Subject Rankings 2020
Country Rankings = Niche Best by Major Ranking
Please note that rankings do not exist for all subjects