About American University
Why study at just any American university when you can study at the American University? See for yourself why so many international students choose this school in the U.S. capital city.
Diplomacy & global culture
This diverse city on the eastern coast of the U.S. is a hotspot for politics, activism, international culture, and more. Plus, it’s easy to visit New York City and other exciting cities, too.
Small classes, big results
More than 90% of recent AU graduates are employed or getting an additional degree within six months of graduating. Your time at American is an important first step in a long, successful career.
Safe, welcoming & exciting
At AU, you don’t even need to leave campus to find amazing art, live performances, and political activism. Of course, explore DC and you’ll find a global city ready to inspire, entertain, and educate.
Famous AU alumni
Graduates of American University include Princess Iman of Jordan, Shawn Wang (Chief Financial Officer at Baidu), Liliana Ayalde (U.S. Ambassador to Brazil), and Ayman Mohyeldin (news correspondent for Al Jazeera English).
1 U.S. Census Bureau
2 U.S. News & World Report