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 2012 Freshman Profile:
Number of Students: 192
Number of Countries Represented: 20
Number of States Represented: 29
Average GPA: 3.53
Average SAT: 1219
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. Additionally, Kogod was recently ranked in areas of Taxation, Finance, and Real Estate.
U.S. News & World Report: 2014 - #104 Best Full-time MBA Program, 2014 - #121 Best Part-time MBA Program, 2013 - #56 Best Undergraduate Business Programs, 2013 - #23 Best Colleges Specialty Rankings: Undergraduate Business Specialties: International Business, 2013 - #87 Best Part-time MBA Program, 2012 - #69 Best Undergraduate Business Programs, 2012 - #21 Best Colleges Specialty Rankings: Undergraduate Business Specialties: International Business, 2011 - #67 Best Undergraduate Business Programs, 2011 - #82 Best Part-time MBA Program, 2010 - #57 Best Undergraduate Business Programs, 2010 - #24 Best Colleges Specialty Rankings: Undergraduate Business Specialties: International Business
Entrepreneur Magazine & The Princeton Review: 2010 The Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools Top 15 Accounting and Global Management; 2009 Student Choice Ratings, Top 15 Global Management Program
Forbes: 2011 - #68 Best Graduate Business Schools, 2009 - #59 Best Graduate Business Schools
Bloomberg BusinessWeek: 2013 - #56 Best Undergraduate Business Schools; 2012 - #58 Best Undergraduate Business Schools; #5 Sustainability specialty; #7 International Business and Information Systems specialties; 2011 - #59 National Part-time MBA program; #63 Best Undergraduate Business Schools; #8 International Business specialty; Top 25 for Ethics, Marketing and Sustainability specialties; 2009 - #47 National Part-time MBA program; #8 Regional Part-time MBA program; #2 Student satisfaction; #28 Best Undergraduate Business Schools; 2006, 2004, and 2002 - third tier
- Economist Intelligence Unit: Which MBA? 2010 - #53, 2009 - #54, 2008 - #53, 2007 - #57 regional round up
- The Princeton Review: 2013 - Best 296 Business Schools; 2012 - Best 295 Business Schools; 2011 - Best 300 Business Schools and #8 Best Campus Environment; 2010 - Best 301 Business Schools; #3 Best Campus Environment; #10 Best Opportunity for Women, 2009 - Best 296 Business Schools and #2 Best Campus Environment, 2008 - Best 290 Business Schools and #2 Best Campus Environment
- The Wall Street Journal: 2007 - #36; 2003 - #42
- Advances in Financial Education Journal: Ranked Kogod 17th among the top 25 most influential institutions in financial education in 2006
- Real Estate Economics Journal: Ranked Kogod 37th among the top 50 most influential institutions in real estate
- TaxTalent: Ranked Kogod's Master of Science in Taxation program in the top ten percent in 2012
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