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American University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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American University creates meaningful change in the world. With highly ranked schools and colleges and internationally recognized faculty, AU offers a balance between class time and career-advancing experience in Washington, D.C., and beyond. Its students, among the country’s most politically active, distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities. College of Arts & Sciences has more than 100 programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, and education. Kogod School of Business has a global focus that offers a top-ranked undergraduate degree and full- and part-time graduate programs, including an MBA. School of International Service prepares graduates for global service in government, nonprofits and business. School of Communication, a leader in emerging and traditional media, has programs ranging from journalism and strategic communication to film and game design. School of Professional and Extended Studies offers unique internship and academic opportunities for undergraduates and graduates. School of Public Affairs is a top-ranked school of justice, government, public administration, and policy. Washington College of Law specialized programs include international law, law and government and trial advocacy with unparalleled experiential education opportunities through clinics and externships.

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2016
384
2017
471-480
2018
  • 27.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 54.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 30
    Faculty Student
  • 32
    International Students
30
2016
37
2017
  • 77.5
    Overall Score
  • 82.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 70.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 62.1
    Employer Reputation
151-200
2017
201-250
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 32.3-37.9
    Overall Score
  • 50.8
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 98.4
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 37.9
    Employer Reputation
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,026
International
46

Number of students

12,313
Postgraduate 39%
Undergraduate 61%

Number of international students

1,588
Postgraduate 50%
Undergraduate 50%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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