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Graduate Admissions | Events & Visits


  • CAS-Graduate Admissions
    Fax: 202-885-1344
    Mary Graydon, Room 301

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Campus Visit Program

The campus visit program is currently closed for Summer 2015. If you would like to schedule a private visit, please contact Jonathan Harper, Asst. Director of Graduate Recruitment at jharper@american.edu. All appointment requests should be made at least one week in advance.


Graduate Open Houses

Join the College of Arts & Sciences for an exploration of graduate school. Our Graduate Open Houses give prospective students an opportunity to meet with faculty, current students, and graduate admissions staff to learn more about our programs and what it's like to be a student in the College. Our two events will be held on the following dates:

September 18, 2015 (daytime) Register now!
October 15, 2015 (evening)  Register now!

Graduate School Fairs

Our admissions staff travels to multiple graduate school fairs during the year to meet with prospective students typically during the fall. A complete list of Grad Fairs will be posted by September 2015. 

2014-15 Schedule

  • New York Idealist Fair, Sept. 15
  • Philadelphia Idealist Fair, Sept. 29
  • Washington, D.C. Idealist Fair, Oct. 1

2015 Graduate Orientation

Friday, August 28, 2015
At Abramson Family Recital Hall,
Katzen Arts Center