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American University

American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016-8001
(202) 885-1000

American University is a 4-year research institution, founded in 1893. AU, which is 4.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Washington, DC. This university is the third biggest institution in the state of Washington DC. It offers subjects including political science and physics. American offers students 28 certificates, one associates level degree, 52 degrees at the bachelors level, 50 degrees at the masters level, and 14 doctoral level degrees. In 2010, 12,795 students pursued degrees from the 93 programs at this university. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits it. It is one of 6 research universities in Washington DC.

Admission

In 2010, 16,926 students applied to this large university. This university admitted 42% of applicants or 7,278 students. Under two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 16,926 students applied to this large university. This university admitted 42% of applicants or 7,278 students. Under two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 43%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 45%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 41%

Student Demographics

American had 12,795 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

American had 12,795 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 5118
  • Total Enrolled Female: 7677
  • Undergraduate Male: 2828
  • Undergraduate Female: 4242
  • Graduate Male: 2233
  • Graduate Female: 3492
Statistics