- Average undergraduate class size of 23
- Students from over 120 countries make up a cosmopolitan & diverse campus
- #5 Most Politically Active Students (Princeton Review)
About This CampusAmerican University is a student-centered research institution located in Washington, DC, with highly-ranked schools and colleges, internationally-renowned faculty, and a reputation for creating meaningful change in the world. Our students distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.
At AU passion becomes action; students actively engage in the world around them; and the leaders of today train the leaders of tomorrow.
Students choose a personalized curriculum of theoretical study and experiential learning, taught by faculty in courses that take them from the classroom, to the nation’s capital, and all around the globe.
Location InformationOur 90-acre campus is strategically located in a beautiful residential district of Washington, DC. The campus—an accredited arboretum—combines the advantages of a traditional college setting with the energy, culture, and opportunities of a global capital city. Relax with your friends on our grounds one moment; take an impromptu trip to the National Mall the next.