American University is located in Washington, D.C., at the top of Embassy Row. American University is a leader in global education, with a diverse student body of more than 12,500 undergraduate, graduate and law students from some 140 nations enrolled in its six schools and colleges. Since 2006, AU’s students have been recognized in the top five by Princeton Review for most politically active in the nation.
With close to 800 full-time faculty and 61 Bachelor’s, 54 Master’s, and 11 Doctoral programs, AU is a college-centered research university, AU's rigorous curriculum challenges students to combine serious theoretical study with meaningful, real-world learning experiences. The result is a degree that opens doors.