American University

American University

American University or AU is a private United Methodist affiliated university in Washington, D.C., U.S. The university is a member of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area. It allows students to enroll in courses offered by other member institutions and students at other member institutions to enroll in courses at AU.

AU is ranked 83rd among "national universities" by US News & World Report's college and university rankings guide. It is also hailed as one of the 270 universities that house a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest honor society.

American University comprises six divisions, referred to as colleges or schools, which house its academic programs. They are:

  • College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
  • Kogod School of Business (KSB)
  • School of Communication (SOC)
  • School of International Service (SIS)
  • School of Public Affairs (SPA)
  • Washington College of Law (WCL)

The sports teams of AU are known as the 'Eagles.'

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Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
Latin American Studies
Near And Middle Eastern Studies
Russian Studies
French Studies
German Studies
Women's Studies
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Computer Science
Bilingual And Multilingual Education
Multicultural Education
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
International And Comparative Education
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Language Interpretation And Translation
Spanish Language And Literature
Arabic Language And Literature
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General
Creative Writing
General Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Mathematics And Statistics, Other
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution
International/Global Studies
Computational Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Applied And Professional Ethics
Religion/Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Health/Medical Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis, General
Public Administration And Social Service Professions, Other
Graphic Design
Game And Interactive Media Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Musical Theatre
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Cinematography And Film/Video Production
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,

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