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American University


Location: Washington D.C.

Nearest Airport: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport


  • QS : 471-480

About American University

The American University (AU or American) is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Although affiliated with the United Methodist Church, religious affiliation is not a criterion for admission.
American University has eight schools and colleges: the School of International Service, College of Arts and Sciences, Kogod School of Business, School of Communication, School of Professional and Extended Studies, School of Public Affairs, School of Education, and the Washington College of Law (WCL). It has over 160 programs, including 71 bachelor's degrees, 87 master's degrees, and 10 doctoral degrees, as well as JD, LLM, and SJD programs. Around a fifth of students are international. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities——“ High research activity".American University's alumni, faculty, and staff have included two Pulitzer Prize winners, two Nobel Prize winners, one United States Senator, 25 United States Representatives, 18 Ambassadors of the United States, and several foreign heads of state. American University is one of the top five feeder schools to the U.S. Foreign Service, Congressional staff, and other governmental agencies.

American University

38.9379737, -77.0890599

Postal Address

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
District of Columbia,
United States

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