We are pleased to welcome you to American University and the School of Professional & Extended Studies.
By joining American University, you are affiliating with more than 6,000 undergraduates and approximately 5,000 graduate students. Our student body is globally diverse, with all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 139 countries
represented. Our students say active learning is the norm at AU,
ranking American University above its peer institutions for the "Level
of Academic Challenge," "Student-Faculty Interaction," and "Enriching
You will soon be immersed in the nation's capital-the informational
capital of the world & one of the most culturally diverse cities in
the United States.
If there is anything we can do to welcome you further to the American
University academic community, please do not hesitate to let our office
In the meantime, we hope you will use the information on this website to
successfully reserve a spot in your upcoming program by placing your
program deposit and completing the necessary enrollment forms.