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Discover AU

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Want to learn more about American University? Visit our Discover AU webpage that features:

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Take a Virtual Tour

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The university has campuses and buildings around the metro-accessible Tenley neighborhoods rich with dining and entertainment options.

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Campus Initiatives

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Recently recognized as the "Greenest University in America" and "Heart Healthy Employer" by the American Heart Association, our main campus features an arboretum, full service fitness center with pool, an award-winning outdoor track, an art museum, theatres, nationally-recognized public radio station WAMU 88.5FM, and a multitude of dining options from the University Club to Einstein’s Bagels to Subway. 

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