American University (also referred to as AU) is located on an 84-acre campus in a residential neighborhood of NW Washington, DC. The private college has a diverse student body and a strong academic reputation. It is especially known for promoting international understanding and for WAMU, American’s National Public Radio Station, one of the top NPR stations in the country. American University encourages its students to take advantage of internship opportunities in DC and study abroad programs around the world.
Approx. Enrollment: 5800 undergraduate, 3300 graduate.
The average class size is 23 and the student-faculty ratio is 14:1
Main Campus Address
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Academic Programs at American University
College of Arts and Sciences
Kogod School of Business
School of Communication
School of International Service
School of Public Affairs
Washington College of Law
Tenley Satellite Campus - 4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington College of Law - 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
The Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Arts Center, located across the street from the main American University campus, serves as a venue for visual and performing arts and includes performances as well as academic programs on the visual arts, music, theatre, dance, and art history.