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American University was named the most politically active school in the nation, but undergrads here aren’t all majoring in international relations and political science.

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  • Full name: American University
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Founded: 1893
  • Tuition: $38,071
  • Setting: Suburban
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Selectivity: Selective
  • % Applications Admitted: 42%
  • Undergraduates: 7,212
  • Graduates: 5,408
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