American University Business School in Washington D.C.
The Kogod School of Business, the first business school to be established in Washington D.C., has provided business education in the United States capital for more than 55 years. Located in the nation's capital, where decisions on policy and regulation regularly affect the ways business is conducted and technology is used around the world, Kogod's curriculum is inspired by an appreciation of the strong ties between business and politics. The business school's campus is located near many embassies and government offices, providing the sort of insight into the policy making and regulatory communities that only proximity can bring.
Kogod students represent more than 75 countries, and one-third of the faculty hails from outside of the U.S. The Kogod School of Business is focused on interdisciplinary education through collaboration with other academic disciplines within American University's colleges to create innovative programs that produce well-rounded leaders who can adapt to and anticipate change.
American University's Kogod School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education.
Spring 2013 Graduate Enrollment:
Number of Graduate Students: 574
Number of Countries Represented: 26 (including the U.S.)
Total Students: 191
37% Full-time Students
Total Students: 383
Fall 2013 Freshman Profile:
Number of Students: 163
Number of Countries Represented: 14
Number of States Represented: 27
Average GPA: 3.69
Average SAT: 1217
Number of Kogod Faculty: 74 full-time faculty members
Graduate Degree Programs: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Accounting (MSA), Master of Science in Finance (MSF), Master of Science in Marketing (MSMKTG), Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE), Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MSSM), Master of Science in Taxation (MST); Dual Degree program options including MBA/MA, JD/MBA, LLM/MBA, and Graduate Business Certificates.
Undergraduate Degree Programs: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA), Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSA), Bachelor of Science in Finance (BSF), Bachelor of Science in Business and Entertainment (BAE), Bachelor of Science in Business, Language, and Culture Studies (BLC), Double Major Options, Study Abroad Options.
In addition to being widely recognized for its unique co-curricular and dual degree programs, Kogod School of Business has been ranked by some of the top publications in the United States.
- #1: Bloomberg Businessweek Best Undergraduate B-Schools for Sustainability (2013)
- #8: TaxTalent Best MS Tax Programs (2013)
- #23: U.S. News & World Report Best Undergraduate Business Specialty - International Business (2014)
- #36 Sustainability and #38 Social Impact Student Opinion Ratings: Net Impact Business UNusual (2013)
- #56: Bloomberg Businessweek Best Undergraduate B-Schools (2013)
- #66: Forbes Best Graduate Business Schools (2011)
Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), Member school
Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), Participant
Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE), Member
Stewardship Action Council (SAC), Founding Member