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Welcome to American University

As a global university, American University (AU) has a long tradition of welcoming students from across the United States and the world to our campus. AU is home to more than 1,300 international students representing diverse cultures and viewpoints from more than 140 countries. This diversity is also reflected in our faculty, academic programs and exchanges. AU is also home to a large number of U.S. citizen "Global Nomads" who have grown up outside the United States.

AU offers a broad choice of majors and minors and preprofessional advising programs in law and medicine. You may also double major or construct your own interdisciplinary major. AU's flexibility also allows you to have your major in one AU school and a minor in another AU school. We understand that tomorrow's careers require an understanding of a wide variety of fields and we encourage students to transcend the traditional boundaries of academic disciplines.

At AU, "access" and "engagement" are not merely catchphrases; the spirit of these words permeates the campus environment. Students who share a desire to understand and shape tomorrow's world are attracted to AU because of its culture of engagement and service.

We appreciate your interest and hope to welcome you to the AU community soon!

Evelyn Levinson
Director, International Admissions

Fanta Aw
Assistant Vice President, Campus Life

Resources for International Applicants

2014-2015 International First-Year
(Freshman) Applicant Brochure

2014-2015 International
Transfer Applicant Brochure





International Admissions Visits You

See where around the world the Office of International Admissions will be this fall.

Travel Schedule


AU Certification of Finances

AU Certification of Finances for International Students: To be completed by all applicants who require a student or exchange visitor visa (F or J) to study in the U.S.

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Immigration Transfer-In Form

Immigration Transfer-In Form: To be completed by admitted students who are currently studying in the U.S. on an F or J visa and who decide to attend AU.

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International Student and Scholar Services

AU continues to value international exchange and welcomes students from all over the world.

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EducationUSA

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The Department of State provides support to a network of Educational Advising/Information Centers around the world.

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Majors, Minors, and Certificates

To see our full list of majors, minors, and certificates by school, simply click on the link below.

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Meet Our International Students

Meet some of our current AU international and US Global Nomad Students.

Student Profiles