American University

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.

Undergraduate Students:
Average 1st Year Class Size:

Island Campus in a City

8000

23 students

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 www.american.edu/WeKnowSuccess to learn more about the opportunities awaiting you at AU!

Selectivity

IB Grades

UFP Grades

Selective

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.

Education Model

Internships within degree

Study Abroad available

We are a college-centered research institution.

Yes

Yes

Tuition Cost

Financial Aid

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.

Subjects

arrow&v
arrow&v
Accounting & Finance

Anatomy Physiology and Pathology

Art & Design

Business and Management

Country Top 100

Classics and Ancient History

Computer Science

Data Science

Economics

Environmental Science

History

Country Top 100

Japanese

Legal Studies/Pre-Law

World Top 100

Modern Languages Mixed

Philosophy

Country Top 100

Politics

World Top 100, Country Top 100

Sociology

Youth and Childhood Studies

African Studies

Anthropology

Biochemistry/Biomedicine

Chemistry

Communication and Media Studies

Country Top 100

Creative Writing

Drama & Theatre

Country Top 100

Education

Film and Media Production

Country Top 50

Information Technology

Journalism

Marketing

Music

Philosophy Politics and Economics

Pre-Med

Statistics

American Studies

Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies

Biological Sciences

Chinese Studies

Computer Games and Graphics

Dance

Ecology & Conservation

English Literature and/or Language

Geography

International Relations

Country Top 20

Law

World Top 100

Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Physics

Psychology

Theology and Religious Studies

World Rankings = QS World Subject Rankings 2020 https://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2020
Country Rankings = Niche Best by Major Ranking https://www.niche.com/colleges/rankings/
Please note that rankings do not exist for all subjects

 ©St Clare’s, Oxford - 2020