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American University

American University, Washington D.C. United States
    • QS World University Rankings
      651-700
    • StatusPrivate
    • Research OutputHigh
    • Student/Faculty Ratio11
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • International Students1,305
    • SizeM
    • Total Faculty1,091

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    + 32 others shortlisted this university

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    American University is a leading student-centered research university where passionate learners, bold leaders, engaged scholars, innovators, and active citizens unleash the power of collaborative discovery. AU partners with key organization in the Washington, DC, region and around the globe to better the human condition, learn from a vast array of experiences and internships, create meaningful change, and address society’s current and emerging challenges. AU’s values include integrity; excellence; human dignity; community; diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusive excellence; free inquiry and seeking truth; and impact. American University’s purpose and values have always drawn changemakers. It has built a legacy of leadership, scholarship, and service, fueled by passionate commitment to use its knowledge and skills to expand understanding.

    American University takes full advantage of its location in Washington, DC, which offers one of the most robust environments for scholarship and experiential learning available anywhere, and which attracts the most politically active students year after year. Its excellence in teaching is the foundation for a growing academic reputation, and its connections to leaders and organizations across the United States and around the world have elevated its profile and served as a platform for scholarly impact.

    About

    American University is a leading student-centered research university where passionate learners, bold leaders, engaged scholars, innovators, and active citizens unleash the power of collaborative discovery. AU partners with key organization in the Washington, DC, region and around the globe to better the human condition, learn from a vast array of experiences and internships, create meaningful change, and address society’s current and emerging challenges. AU’s values include integrity; excellence; human dignity; community; diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusive excellence; free inquiry and seeking truth; and impact. American University’s purpose and values have always drawn changemakers. It has built a legacy of leadership, scholarship, and service, fueled by passionate commitment to use its knowledge and skills to expand understanding.

    American University takes full advantage of its location in Washington, DC, which offers one of the most robust environments for scholarship and experiential learning available anywhere, and which attracts the most politically active students year after year. Its excellence in teaching is the foundation for a growing academic reputation, and its connections to leaders and organizations across the United States and around the world have elevated its profile and served as a platform for scholarly impact.

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    University highlights

    American University is one of the top Private universities in Washington D.C., United States. It is ranked #651-700 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #601+
    • 2014
      #471-480
    • 2015
      #431-440
    • 2016
      #=373
    • 2017
      #384
    • 2018
      #471-480
    • 2019
      #541-550
    • 2020
      #601-650
    • 2021
      #651-700
    • 2022
      #651-700

    Ranking criteria

    15.9
    Academic Reputation
    5.2
    Citations per Faculty
    28.9
    Employer Reputation
    34.6
    Faculty Student Ratio
    1.4
    International Faculty Ratio
    18.2
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    11,660

    37%
    63%

    International students
    1,305

    51%
    49%

    Total faculty staff
    1,091

    25
    1066

    Total students
    11,660

    37%
    63%

    International students
    1,305

    51%
    49%

    Total faculty staff
    1,091

    1066
    25

    Scholarships

    Yes
    The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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