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American University

American University (AU) is a student-centered research university defined by its global outlook, practical idealism, and passion for public service. Located in Washington, DC, AU is home to engaged citizens, world-renowned faculty, influential practitioners, and thought leaders. AU’s nearly 14,000 students choose personalized curriculums of experiential learning and theoretical study in classes taught by award-winning scholars and researchers, policymakers, authors, artists, filmmakers, lawyers, scientists, and journalists. The university features seven schools and colleges and a unit dedicated to professional studies, and offers 79 bachelor’s degrees, 95 master’s degrees, 11 doctoral degrees, 13 law degrees, and more than 100 certificate programs.



Tier 2 research institution

Why you should attend?

American University (AU) is dedicated to cultivating an environment where military-affiliated students thrive, academically and socially, as they complete their educational objectives. AU offers a range of programs and resources including AU's Veteran Services Office helping students with benefits and work-study opportunities, our Veterans Liaison Network, a Veterans Lounge, participation in the Yellow Ribbon program, and the student-run AU Vets. Additionally, students can choose from a variety of online master's and certificate programs, a host of online undergraduate and graduate courses, and specialized career services.