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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 1,600 international students representing diverse cultures and viewpoints from nearly 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 of International Admissions

Senem Bakar
Director of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

Resources for International Applicants

2015-2016 International First-Year
(Freshman) Applicant Brochure

2015-2016 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.


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.

Download the form

International Student and Scholar Services

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

More on ISSS


Education USA Logo EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State network of over 400 international student advising centers in more than 170 countries.

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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