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Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008

Alumni Information Disclosure

 

Employment Information

As of September 21, 2009, American University has 96,839 alumni records which are coded as active, meaning they have at least one accurate address. These addresses are typically home addresses. Of those 96,839 active alumni records, 50,053 have business information. It is not characterized by professional affiliation in our primary database. Alumni Surveys will be conducted during 2010 after which we will better be able to provide alumni self-reported field of work data. In 2005-6, AU prepared an alumni directory. The directory's vendor obtained career classification information from 15,795 alumni, who indicated their professions as follows:  

Accounting, Banking & Finance.............. 1,280
Administrative Support...................... 183
Arts, Entertainment, Art Preservation....... 641
Athletics (players, coaches, scouts)......... 22
Advertising................................. 178
Business - General.......................... 825
Computing & Information Systems............. 974
Construction................................. 73
Consulting Services........................ 1,018
Counseling & Psychology..................... 218
Education - Elementary & Secondary.......... 871
Education - Higher Ed....................... 863
Engineering................................. 154
Environmental................................ 90
Fundraising................................. 108
Government & Public Policy................. 1,301
Health, Fitness & Medicine.................. 442
Homemaking.................................. 191
Human Resources/Personnel................... 310
Insurance................................... 112
International............................... 341
Journalism & Writing........................ 779
Legal..................................... 1,737
Machine Operation & Hand Production.......... 14
Marketing, Public Relations, Promotions.... 1,033
Military..................................... 85
Nursing...................................... 34
Personal Services............................ 27
Political Advocacy........................... 67
Public Safety & Corrections.................. 95
Public Utilities............................. 19
Physician.................................... 18
Real Estate................................. 375
Religious................................... 105
Restaurant.................................... 8
Retired..................................... 212
Sales & Retail.............................. 392
Sciences (Natural & Mathematical)........... 118
Social & Community Services................. 227
Social Sciences (Political & Economical)..... 90
Transportation............................... 69
Travel & Recreation Services................. 96

 

Post Graduate Education Information

Alumni are welcome to provide this information to AU, although historically they have not. 

In 2010, American University will conduct a comprehensive alumni survey and request this information from all alumni in a more reportable format.

To date, the following data exists as to how many AU with undergraduate degrees have advanced degrees: 

4 DDS
1 DDV
2 DPM
6 EDD
1 EDD MA 
393 JD
7 JD LLM
1 JD LLM MBA
3 JD MA
3 JD MBA
1 JD MCL
1 JD NON
1 LL
43 LLB
3 LLB JD
3 LLB LLM
1 LLB MA
19 LLM
2 LLM JD
1 M.DIV
572 MA
9 MAST
1 MAT
1 MA BMS
2 MA BS
1 MA BSBA
1 MA BS MS
2 MA EDD
1 MA EDD MS
1 MA JD
1 MA JD PHD
1 MA MAST
2 MA MOD
1 MA MPA
2 MA MS
26 MA PHD
1 MA PHD JD
1 MA STB
165 MBA
3 MBA JD
1 MBA MPA
1 MBA MS
3 MCL
9 MD
88 MED
3 MED MA
1 MED MS
1 MED PHD
11 MFA
1 MFA MA
2 MLS
1 MMBA
16 MOD
42 MPA
1 MPA JD
7 MPH
5 MPP
213 MS
1 MSHR
1 MSTM
2 MSTR
12 MSW
1 MS EDD
1 MS LLB
1 MS MPH PHD
13 MS PHD
1 MS UNK
151 ND
2 NDG
1 NDU
1 ND MFA
3 ND NON
429 NON
2 NON BA
1 NON BS
1 NON MAST
1 NON MS
2 NON OTU
1 OTG
10 OTU
109 PHD
12 PHD MA
1 PHD MBA
1 PHD MD
1 PHD MED
3 PHD MS
1 PHD MS JD