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Our Students   32 percent   are people of color   122 countries   50 states + DC + US territories
#25 for Undergraduate Teaching per US News & World Report
Peace Corps: Ranked #2 Among medium-sized schools
STEM degrees conveyed*: 442 bachelor’s, 418 master’s. 60 percent of STEM majors are women. *2019
AU Is the First Carbon Neutral University in the US
WAMU—American University Radio Almost 1M Listeners On-Air, Online, and On Demand
AU receives 4.5 out of 5 stars on the Campus Pride Index
AU named top producer of Fulbright Awards (7th time since 2011) and #1 in the US for Boren Fellows for 2020
Carnegie Classification. R2: Doctoral Universities. High Research Activity. 30+ Research Centers and Institutes.
4 Areas of Strategic Focus: Health, Data Analytics, Security, Social Equity.