American University

American University is especially known for promoting international understanding, which is reflected in the university’s course offerings, faculty research and the regular presence of world leaders on campus.  AU has earned a reputation as one of the best schools in the nation for international relations, government and political science, as well as a hub for arts in Washington, DC.  AU has a very difficult entrance level, enrolling a little more than 1,000 freshmen each year and a student undergraduate and graduate population of 10,000. 

American University has two campuses in the Washington D.C. area.  The main campus is located northwest of Washington and the Tenley Campus in the Tenleytown area.  Bender Arena is the campus state-of-the-art facility for its sports activities and concerts.

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  • American University
  • 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
  • Washington, DC 20016
  • (202) 885-1000
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