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AU At A Glance
AU Graduates Know Success  91% Working, in Grad School, or Both  90% Internship Participation  54% Studied Abroad *Six months after graduation
Change Can’t Wait Campaign  $307M Raised  Of $500M Goal  As of 12/31/21  68% Increase Annually  In Giving To Equity-Based Funds
Peace Corps  No. 1  Paul D. Coverdell Fellows  2021  No. 2  Top-Producing Mid-Sized Schools  2020*  1145 Volunteers Since 1961  *Last year reported
1st Carbon-Neutral University in the US
No. 19  Sierra Club  Cool Schools
Scholars and Fellows
84-Acre Campus  Is 1 of 2 DC  Accredited* Arboretums  With the US Capitol Grounds *Morton Register of Arboreta, ArbNet
4.5 Stars  Campus Pride Index American University
Student Body* 32% Students of Color  110   Countries 49 States plus DC  and  4  Territories  *Fall 2021
WAMU—88.5 FM  No. 1 In DC Metro Region* Celebrates 60th Anniversary   * Nielsen Company, Spring 2021 PPM 4/1 to 6/23
Carnegie Classification  R2: Doctoral Universities High Research Activity  $29.8M Sponsored Research Secured  FY2020-2021
U.S. News and World Report 2022  No. 7 Study Abroad No. 39 First Year Experience   Graduate Programs  WCL 6 in Top 15 SPA 9 in Top 25 Kogod 6 in Top 25
>1,000 Students*  Volunteer ~ 25,000 Hours Despite COVID-19 Pandemic Limitations  * Center for Community Engagement and Service AY2020-2021