American University

General Information

Institution Type

4-year, Private not-for-profit 

Admissions Office Phone

(202) 885-1000 

Admissions Office Address

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001 

Admissions Website

http://WWW.AMERICAN.EDU 

 
Cost
Number of Students Enrolled
 
 

Admissions

Open admission policy

No

Secondary school GPA required

Required

Secondary school rank required

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary school record required

Required

Completion of college-preparatory program required

Required

Recommendation required

Required

Formal demonstration of competencies required

Recommended

Admission test score required

Required

Other test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) required

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (test of English as a foreign language) required

Required

Degrees/Certificates

Degrees / Certifications Offered

Doctorate
Masters
Bachelors
Certificate

Number of Programs Offered

73

Programs Offered (By Subject)

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Accounting

Accounting

Acting

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Animation

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Art

Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Intermedia/Multimedia

Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Biology

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Business

Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Real Estate
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
International Economics

Business Administration

Business Administration and Management, General

Chemistry

Chemistry, General

Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Communications

International and Intercultural Communication
Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Computer Animation

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Computer Science

Computer Science

Creative Writing

Creative Writing

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Design

Graphic Design

Education

Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Educational Leadership

Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General

Elementary Education

Elementary Education and Teaching

English

Creative Writing
General Literature

ESL

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Film

Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Film/Cinema/Video Studies

Finance

Finance, General
Taxation

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Healthcare

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

History

History, General

Human Resources

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

International Business

International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Economics

Journalism

Journalism

Language

French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Language Interpretation and Translation
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature

Law

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
International Law and Legal Studies
Law

Law Enforcement

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Ethics
Philosophy

Management

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Math

Applied Mathematics, General
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Statistics, Other

MBA

Business Administration and Management, General

Music

Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music, General

Nutrition

Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General

Physics

Acoustics
Physics, General

Political Science

Political Science and Government, General
Political Science and Government, Other

Property Management

Real Estate

Psychology

Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Experimental Psychology
Personality Psychology
Psychology, General

Public Administration

Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Public Policy Analysis, General

Public Relations

International and Intercultural Communication

Real Estate

Real Estate

Science

Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Environmental Science
Acoustics
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Experimental Psychology
Personality Psychology
Psychology, General
Anthropology
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other

Small Business

Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

Sociology

Sociology

Special Education

Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities

Sports Management

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Teaching

Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Technology

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Computer Science
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Graphic Design

Theology

Religion/Religious Studies

Video Game Design

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Video Production

Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Film/Cinema/Video Studies

Writing

Creative Writing