ACADEMICS AT AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
Education at American University is rooted in a deep commitment to academic rigor and real-world preparation. Our faculty and staff have worked tirelessly to create a curriculum that challenges students to combine serious theoretical study with meaningful real-world learning experiences. The 12:1 student to teacher ratio places American far below the national average, providing students with an uniquely individualized experience.
LIFE AT AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
We’re an intimate community within an urban setting, where the stunning sights of our city are never far from view. Washington D.C. serves as a laboratory of learning for over 13,000 students. 250 clubs and student organizations, 30 on-campus and off-campus eateries and 9 different student-run media organizations are just some of the many draws for incoming undergraduates. There’s something for everyone at American.
I came to American University for several reasons. I think Washington D.C. is a great city. There is so much great beauty here, and great museums. There are a lot of opportunities for finding internships, or communicating with native English speakers.
CAREERS AT AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
Building your career begins with your academic experience. American University offers a myriad of services to help you with every aspect of job preparation, from honing your interview skills at peer advisor workshops to attending networking receptions where you might just find your next opportunity. Your experience studying at American will prepare you for a long and successful career.