American University is a private doctoral institution offering 61 bachelors degrees, 54 masters degrees, 11 doctoral degrees, and a JD program as well as 50 certificate programs. Highlights include a diverse and engaged student body, distinguished faculty, and strong financial management.
American University creates meaningful change in the world. With highly ranked schools and colleges and internationally recognized faculty, AU offers a balance between class time and career-advancing experience in Washington, D.C., and beyond. Its students, among the countrys most politically active, distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.