The main campus of AJU is in Los Angeles, CA (a large city). The school is a Jewish institution. AJU is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Master's degree.
AJU students most commonly major in a field related to education and teaching, therapy and counseling.
The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007-2008, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 488 to 686. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007-2008 had SAT math scores of 484 or more.
The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. AJU offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.
In 2007-2008, the school had 223 enrolled students.
Many students at AJU live in campus housing. The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available.
More complete details are provided below.
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American Jewish University
15600 Mulholland Dr
Los Angeles , CA 90077-1519
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Education and Teaching||15||education courses|
|Business and Management||13||business and related services|
|Religion and Philosophy||12||Jewish studies, rabinnical studies|
|Liberal Arts||10||comparative literature, liberal arts and humanities, international relations, political science|
|Science||6||biological and biomedical sciences|
|Therapy and Counseling||3||psychology|
|Family and Social Work||0||public policy analysis|
Number of programs and degrees for AJU in 2008-2009:
In 2007-2008, AJU had a total enrollment of 223 students (194 full-time equivalent).
Students in the Freshman Class:
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
Retention Rates (2007):
AJU offers campus housing for 113 of its 194 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.
The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.
Standardized Test Scores:
|Test||25th Percentile||75th Percetile|
|High School Record||required|
|College Prep Program||not required|
|Formal Demonstration of Competence||not required|
|Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)||required|
|Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT||73%|
|Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT||27%|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||required|
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 22,352|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 22,352|
|Room and board||$ 11,416|
|Books and supplies||$ 1,566|
|Other expenses||$ 3,235|
AJU participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 274100)
AJU has a tenure system for faculty.
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|Associate professor||calendar year||2||*||1||*|
|Assistant professor||calendar year||1||*||1||*|
|All faculty total||calendar year||8||$80,884||6||$76,177|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
(Details are provided further down on this page.)
What Sets AJU Apart:
|Dorm rooms per full-time student |
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|% of degrees in education and teaching |
(vs. all colleges)
|Salaries of full-time faculty |
(vs. colleges of similar size)
|% of degrees in therapy and counseling |
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
|Faculty/student ratio (full-time) |
(vs. all colleges)
Accepts some high school credits
Grants credits for AP courses
Student employment services
Remedial classes for students
Option to study abroad
Offers part-time study
Offers campus housing
Offers a board (meal) plan
Tenure system for quality teaching
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