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American University

American University is a dream place for students who want quality learning and the best student life. They build their students into leaders and challengers who fight back in the world's most challenging situations. The University's academic programs have accreditation of IAU, NAICU, APSIA, CONAHEC, CUMU & Space Grant. 

 American University History

American University (AU) is a private research-based University. It was established in 1893 on the order of the congress charter. The University has the recognition of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. There are more than 14000 students enrolled in the different programs of the University. 

American University Programs, Courses, and Schools

University has eight colleges and schools. They also provide on-campus as well as online courses. American University graduate programs are almost 170 plus different areas of education.

American University Colleges are as follows –

  • School of Education
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Kogod School of Business
  • Washington College of Law
  • School of Public Affairs
  • School of International Service
  • Professional Studies & Executive Education
  • School of Communication

American University undergraduate programs are as follows –

  • BS in Accounting
  • BS in Applied Mathematics
  • BA in Art History
  • BA in American Studies
  • BA in Audio Production
  • BS in Biochemistry
  • BS in Business Administration
  • BS in Finance
  • BA in Elementary Education
  • BA in Economics

American University graduate programs are as follows –

  • MS in Analytics
  • MS in Health Promotion Management
  • MA in Global Governance, Politics & Security
  • MA in History
  • MA in International Development
  • MA in Journalism & Digital Storytelling
  • MS in Justice, Law & Criminology
  • MA in Literature, Culture & Technology
  • MS in Marketing
  • MS in Marketing Analytics
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To know more about American University programs, click here https://www.american.edu/programs/.

American University Ranking & Achievements

  • American University ranking as the best National University.
  • University members earn Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize awards in their fields.
  • QS ranked academic programs of the University between 651 to 700 in the world.
  • Ranked 79 by US News and World Report in academic programs nationally.

American University USP

They are famous for the name Eagles. Students can learn, experience, and grow with the University. They provide knowledge and encourage students to do their best in their life. Its mission is to make meaningful change with the help of education. They have the best faculty who have mastered their fields.

American University Notable Alumni 

American University notable alumni include –

  • Ivàn Duque Màrquez (Colombian President)
  • Max Otte (Economist)
  • Obaid Al Wasmi (Politician)
  • Goldie Hawn (Actress)
  • Bryan Callen (Comedian)
  • Judy Sheindlin (TV Personality of US)  
  • Giuliana Rancic (TV Reporter in the US)
  • Alma Thomas (Artist)
  • Aamir Ali (Actor of India)
  • Andre Ingram (Basketball Player)

American University Infrastructure & Services

American University Campuses

American University campuses expanded over 90 acres of land area. Kay Spiritual Life Centre is the heart of the campus. The main campus and the east campus have main academic buildings and residences. Mary Graydon Center has dining halls and coffee shops. Katzen Arts Centre has all the departmental buildings of performing arts. Students can also find sports centers, libraries, and recreational areas on campus.

American University Library 

American University Library has millions of resources for its readers. Librarians support students in finding the best material for their research. The American University Library has proper spaces, a calm environment to study. Library offers borrowing services, as well as digital media, equipped rooms. Students get an interlibrary loan facility too. Students can get more information, here https://www.american.edu/library/.

American University Housing Services

American University housing Comes in traditional style, suite-style, and apartment-style. Students get fully furnished rooms with a fridge, laundry, digital lockbox, housekeeping, and security services.The average cost is different for all residence halls.

Some residence halls of the University are –

  • Duber Hall
  • Roper Hall
  • Leonard Hall
  • Hughes Hall
  • Federal hall

To know more about American University housing, visit the link https://www.american.edu/ocl/housing/.

Medical Services

The Student Health Center offers medical services that include women's health services, primary care services, laboratory services, pharmacy services, telemedicine & many more. Students can book an appointment whenever they feel sick. CareFirst offers health insurance policies for students.

American University Student Clubs 

American University student clubs are as follows –

  • A Viva Voz
  • AU Active Minds
  • Arabic Club
  • AU Ascend
  • A Catholic
  • AU Club Council
  • AU Cornerstone
  • AU Gamers
  • AU in Motion
  • AU Outdoors

American University Location 

AU location is in Washington, D.C. The city is full of energetic vibes. The climate of the area is cold in winters and humid in summers. Students can enjoy snowfall, rain, and cloudy days here. There are many museums, historic places, and art galleries within walking distance.

Top Landmarks

  • National Art Gallery
  • National Postal Museum
  • Glenstone Museum
  • National Geographic Museum
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Turtle Park
  • Dumbarton Oaks
  • The Magic Dual
  • Rock Creek Park
  • National Building Museum  

American University International Students Information

Courses Offered

American University undergraduate programs are as follows –

  • BS in Accounting
  • BS in Applied Mathematics
  • BA in Art History
  • BA in American Studies
  • BA in Audio Production
  • BS in Biochemistry
  • BS in Business Administration
  • BS in Finance
  • BA in Elementary Education
  • BA in Economics

American University graduate programs are as follows –

  • MS in Analytics
  • MS in Health Promotion Management
  • MA in Global Governance, Politics & Security
  • MA in History
  • MA in International Development
  • MA in Journalism & Digital Storytelling
  • MS in Justice, Law & Criminology
  • MA in Literature, Culture & Technology
  • MS in Marketing
  • MS in Marketing Analytics

American University Scholarships 

American University Scholarships are performance and ability-based. University helps international students to get merit awards and other financial grants to financially manage their studies. These programs are limited so students have to hurry to get one for themselves. Students can also visit the site, for more about the American University Scholarships

https://www.american.edu/ocl/isss/scholarships-for-international-students.cfm.

Visas & Immigration Support

Students need F-1 or J-1 visas to study in the US. Without a visa, students can not get there. The US Embassy is a place where students can apply for a visa. After filling out an online application, one needs to submit a visa fee, documents, and personal details. Students get their visas after the visa interview. It takes 3 to 4 weeks to get a visa so it is better to apply for it early.   Click here, for more details https://www.american.edu/ocl/isss/applying-for-a-visa.cfm.

International Student Support

International Students and Scholars Service provide all support to the international students. they help the international community financially, academically & personally. They provide advice and guidance to them. Students can visit the link for more information https://www.american.edu/ocl/isss/.

 

American University Student Life 

Student Society

  • American University Beekeeping Society
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • American University International Relations Society
  • Aerospace Society of American University
  • American University World Politics Society
  • Association for Computing Machinery

American University Sports and Fitness

American University Student Life is full of sports and recreational activities. There are so many indoor and outdoor games available for students. Students can enjoy swimming, meditation, dance & other athlete activities too. University has fully equipped fitness centers. Hundred of club sports develop a feeling of community and scale students' leadership ability.To know more about American University sports, visit the link https://aueagles.com/.

American University Health & Wellness

AU offers exercise activities, fitness centers, and sports clubs to keep students physically fit. They develop critical thinking and learning skills through their intellectual workshops. Loving the planet is another way to maintain students' spiritual well-being. There is a counseling center that deals with the emotional challenges faced by the students. Click here, to know more about the American University Health & Wellness https://www.american.edu/ocl/dos/health-and-wellness.cfm.

American University Residential Life 

American University residence life Comes in traditional style, suite-style, and apartment-style. Students get fully furnished rooms with a fridge, laundry, digital lockbox, housekeeping, and 24/7 security services. The average cost is different for all residence halls.

Some residence halls of the University are –

  • Duber Hall
  • Roper Hall
  • Leonard Hall
  • Hughes Hall
  • Federal hall

To know more about the American University residence life, visit the link https://www.american.edu/ocl/housing/.

American University Food Places

Some American University Food Places include –

  • Einstein Bagel
  • WONK Burger
  • Pom & Honey
  • Subway
  • Starbucks
  • Build Pizza
  • Campus Coffee
  • DC Eats
  • Spring Valley Cafe
  • Hissho Sushi

Students can also visit the link, here https://dineoncampus.com/au/where-to-eat.

Weekend Getaways

  • National Art Gallery
  • National Postal Museum
  • Glenstone Museum
  • National Geographic Museum
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Turtle Park
  • Dumbarton Oaks
  • The Magic Dual
  • Rock Creek Park
  • National Building Museum  

American University Part-Time Jobs 

The career center provides all necessary help to the students regarding internships and jobs. QUAD Jobs is an online portal where students can find various job opportunities. students can do on-campus and off-campus part-time jobs. To know more about American University part-time jobs, click here https://www.american.edu/studentjobs/.

Student Safety

The campus is safe and secure. University provides self-defense classes. RAVE is a hi-tech app that turns students' phones into a unique safety gadget. AU alerts is a notification-based emergency service. These are campus police and escorts also available on campus. Washington, DC is one of the world's safest cities. It ranks 7th in the world ranking. It has a low crime rate.

American University Courses

 American University courses are as follows –

  • BS in Accounting
  • BS in Applied Mathematics
  • BA in Art History
  • BA in American Studies
  • BA in Elementary Education
  • BA in Economics
  • MA in Journalism & Digital Storytelling
  • MS in Justice, Law & Criminology
  • MA in Literature, Culture & Technology
  • MS in Marketing
  • MS in Marketing Analytics

American University Placement

American University Placement rate is 90% plus. University conducts job fairs and interview programs every year. Students get placed in different sectors like government, non-profit organizations, and MNCs. 45% of their students get a salary of more than $60K. The department of career development of the University solves career-related matters and provides the best opportunities to the students.

Students can get more information about the American University Placement, here https://www.american.edu/weknowsuccess/.

American University Application Requirements

American University Application Requirements are as follows –

  • Application Form
  • Personal Essay Online
  • Application Fee ($75)
  • High School Result
  • Intermediate Result
  • SAT Score (1310 - 1460)
  • ACT Score (29 - 33)
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • GPA (3.63 to 4.15 or Middle 50%)
  • English Proficiency Score (Any One)
  • TOEFL (250 or Above)
  • IELTS (7.0 or Above)
  • PTE (68 or Above)
  • Duolingo (120 or Above)
  • GRE Score (For All Ph.D. Applicants)
  • GRE (Optional for Master’s Degree Applicants)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (For Master’s Degree Applicants)
  • I-20 Form
  • Finance Certificates

To know more about the American University application requirements, visit the link https://www.american.edu/admissions/international/.

Where to Apply

Students can directly apply through this link https://www.american.edu/cas/admissions/apply.cfm.

American University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

American University Application Requirements

3.2
GPA
37
IB
80
Percentage
35%
Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into top universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in American University in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 7.

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American University Cost of studies

Fees

Undergraduate: $25,500

Graduate: Per credit hour $1,579

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

American University Deadlines

Undergraduate: Fall: Early Decision: November 15, Early Decision 2: January 15, Regular Decision: January 15, Spring: Regular Decision: October 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

American University Rankings

Global

653
US News
701 -750
QS
501 -600
Times Higher Education
431
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
77
US News
85
Times Higher Education
129
Forbes

American University Scholarships

1. American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship

The American University is a rising world Leader Scholarship is targeted to high-achieving international students who wish to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree within us and who are dedicated to the positive civic and social amendment. It is meant for college students who are going to be to returning home to enhance under-resourced, underserved communities in his/her home country.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

Preference will be given to:

International students who have overcome numerous obstacles and challenges furthermore as those from numerous and underrepresented world and socioeconomic backgrounds.

A minimum 3.8 standard equivalent (or within the high 100% of graduating class) for 9th-12th grades.

A demonstrated commitment to leadership, volunteerism, community service and to advancing the requirements of individuals in their home country.

Students with a 95+ TOEFL iBT, 7.0+ IELTS, 600+ paper-based TOEFL (taken on or prior to May 31, 2017), or sub-scores of 24+ on the paper-based TOEFL (Taken after 31 May 2017).

Students who are still registered in secondary/high College and graduating by June 2019.

Important: Students within the IB system should decide to graduate with a full IB diploma with a minimum of 3 HL subjects. Students studying within the British A-Levels system should complete a minimum of 3 A levels and end13 years of study before August 2019.

You are NOT eligible to apply if:

You are a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or dual national of the U.S. and another country.

You are registered in or have already begun any post-secondary studies at another university in your home country or the United States.

You graduated secondary school prior to 2017.

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