- Average undergraduate class size of 21
- 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 our nation's capital.
Helpful InformationA limited number of spots are available for one semester only. Housing on campus is not currently available, students will need to find their own off-campus housing. No guarantee to enroll in desired courses. Students must have flexibility in course registration.