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In a time of unprecedented challenges, the American University community steps up to take on issues and make an impact. At AU, we learn, research, and work to spark positive change in our neighborhood and world.

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Proudly Announcing American University’s 16th President

Jonathan Alger announced as American University’s next president.

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Interested in getting a feel for our classes, campus, and community? Come tour campus, visit the Welcome Center, or bring the AU experience to you through virtual events, tours, webinars, and more.


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Forge your path at AU from more than 200 immersive opportunities to conduct research, study abroad, intern, serve in leadership roles, and help make a tangible impact on AU, DC, and world communities.


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