About American University
On Campus Housing
American University was established in the year 1891, the District of Columbia government has consolidated it. It is an open platform for candidates from all over the world. University offers many certifications and degrees like Undergraduate, Masters, and Doctorate programs. It is a proud leader in sustainability and focuses on human health.
The university is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
The Masters in Public Administration is accredited by Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).
Online Education at AU
The university provides a large number of online programs and classes which increase every year to assist the students to attain professional and educational goals. The online classes preserve the precise academic standards with the adaptability and flexibility of online learning.
The online graduate courses are intended to meet the schedules of working professionals seeking the exceptional knowledge and skills required in today's competitive world. Students can choose across 100 online classes offered during the Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.
The professors are well experienced and extremely careful about the education and future career goals of the students. The career center is enormous and efficient. It offers advice on everything from internships to interviewing for jobs at any point in a student's career.
The education system is hands-on and supportive. A lot of assistance is provided to get familiar with university practices.
Diverse people from different parts of the world gives new learnings every day.
Some of the university rankings according to U.S.News report are given below.
The university is ranked 78th in 'National Universities'.
It is ranked 62nd in 'High School Counselor Rankings' and 44th in 'Best Colleges for Veterans'.
It is ranked 36th for 'Best Online Graduate Business Programs' and 26th for 'Best Undergraduate Teaching'.
The university is ranked 100th for 'Best Online MBA Programs'.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$81,657 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
American University awarded about $85 million in financial aid to undergraduate students per year. 80% of the students at the university receive some kind of financial aid. It has 24 dedicated staff members assigned to assist each freshman in the process of financial aid.
The American University federal school code is 001434. The FAFSA form should be filled in order to determine the eligibility of the students for financial assistance.