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?”

American University

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USA and 3 international AU Centers in Brussels Belgium, Nairobi Kenya, and Madrid Spain.

Island Campus in a City

Medium Institution

8000

Undergraduate Students

Average Undergraduate Class Size

23 students

Education Model

We are a college-centered research institution.

Selectivity

Selective

Internships within degree

Yes

Study Abroad Available

Yes

IB Grade Requirements

34-36/42 (though we practice holistic admissions and this is not a firm minimum)

UFP Requirements

Results would be used in combination with final secondary school results and applicants from foundations would apply as transfer applicants.

Cost of Tuition

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.

Financial Aid Available?

AU meets full need for U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents.
International students are eligible for merit-based scholarships.

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.

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Subjects

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World Top 500

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USA Top 100

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Business and Management
Country Top 100
Communications and Media Studies
Country Top 100
Design
USA Top 100
Economics & Econometrics
World Top 500
Film and Photography
Country Top 50
Global Studies
USA Top 100
History
Country Top 100
International Relations
USA Top 20
Law and Legal Studies
World Top 200
Performing Arts
USA Top 100
Philosophy
Country Top 100
Politics
World Top 100
Politics/Political Science
Country Top 100
Social Policy & Administration
World Top 100
Subject Name
Degree Area
Accounting & Finance
Business
African Studies
Language & Culture
American Studies
Language & Culture
Anthropology
Society & Social Sciences
Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies
Language & Culture
Art & Design
Art & Design
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Sciences
Biochemistry/Biomedicine
Sciences
Biological Sciences
Sciences
Business and Management
Business
Chemistry
Sciences
Chinese Studies
Language & Culture
Classics and Ancient History
Society & Social Sciences
Communication and Media Studies
English & Media
Computer Games and Graphics
Computing & ICT
Computer Science
Computing & ICT
Creative Writing
English & Media
Dance
Performing Arts
Data Science
Computing & ICT
Drama & Theatre
Performing Arts
Ecology & Conservation
Sciences
Education
Society & Social Sciences
English Literature and/or Language
English & Media
Environmental Science
Sciences
Film and Media Production
Art & Design
Geography
Society & Social Sciences
History
Society & Social Sciences
Information Technology
Computing & ICT
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Japanese
Language & Culture
Journalism
English & Media
Law
Society & Social Sciences
Legal Studies/Pre-Law
Society & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Marketing
Business
Mathematics
Mathematics
Modern Languages Mixed
Language & Culture
Music
Performing Arts
Natural Sciences
Sciences
Philosophy
Society & Social Sciences
Philosophy Politics and Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Physics
Sciences
Politics
Society & Social Sciences
Pre-Med
Medicine & Healthcare
Psychology
Society & Social Sciences
Sociology
Society & Social Sciences
Statistics
Mathematics
Theology and Religious Studies
Society & Social Sciences

We Know Success

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