Washington, DC
American University


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Recent Reviews

Elizabeth
What is your overall opinion of this school?

American University has a great academia. I have not taken a class where I am not in awe of the professor. However, some prof...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

American University has a great academia. I have not taken a class where I am not in awe of the professor. However, some professors assume you know a lot more than you do. American University sometimes is a lot to handle since we are so politically active. It allows for a lot of group think.

John
What is your overall opinion of this school?

AU is a place for active students. Don't come here if you're expecting to slack off, and don't come here if you just want to...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

AU is a place for active students. Don't come here if you're expecting to slack off, and don't come here if you just want to go to college for parties. We care about things, and we do something about it. We take ourselves seriously. If you don't take yourself seriously, you won't fit in.

Abi
What is your overall opinion of this school?

great school with some internal issues- the people are amazing, you get a mix of everyone from all different walks of life. T...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

great school with some internal issues- the people are amazing, you get a mix of everyone from all different walks of life. The sorority/fraternity life is a small but welcoming community that I am lucky to be a part of, as well as many other organizations on campus that they offer.

Will
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love it here. It has been an amazing experience thus far and has truly given me the chance to express myself as an individu...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love it here. It has been an amazing experience thus far and has truly given me the chance to express myself as an individual in society and in the community. There is always something to do on-campus, especially on the quad when it is sunny. Even if there is rain, there is plenty to do indoors. I love the on-campus feel and the ability to go off campus whenever I feel like it. The closeness to the city is perfect but still far enough to feel like a suburban campus.

Sarah
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Honestly, it's the school for me. That being said, it's not for everyone. It's not always serious but you will become more in...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Honestly, it's the school for me. That being said, it's not for everyone. It's not always serious but you will become more interested by politics just by being here, and DC is not your average college town. You are expected to get an internship and find something to be passionate about, and it's not that hard to find something.

Kamilah
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American university is a great school. Their are so many campus resources available and easily accessible for the students. I...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

American university is a great school. Their are so many campus resources available and easily accessible for the students. I personally enjoy and take advantage of the metro card that is included with the tuition as well as the language center available during very convenient hours.

Faith
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I'm a freshmen and I've really enjoyed it here. I'm in a living learning community which has definitely added to my experienc...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I'm a freshmen and I've really enjoyed it here. I'm in a living learning community which has definitely added to my experience. As a result of the community, I have a read-made cohort to engage with. I think the food at TDR is great. I'm a vegetarian and I've had no problems, though some disagree. In terms of social life - I go to parties less often than I did in high school but that's because frat parties do not appeal to me that much. Though, if that is what you want, there is not shortage of parties to attend. There is drinking, but if you don't want to partake, there's really no pressure. AU is known for being highly political and that has rung true. Overall, I think that AU is an excellent school and that the professors truly care.

Julia
What is your overall opinion of this school?

American University is a great place to study. Many students are very politically active, which leads to a lot of intellectua...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

American University is a great place to study. Many students are very politically active, which leads to a lot of intellectual discussions. However, the school had a very liberal bias due to the fact that an overwhelming majority of students and professors share these beliefs. It's a small and beautiful campus, which adds to the community factor. DC is the perfect location to grow away from home, which is easy because so many students are from all over the world. It's expensive, but I wouldn't want to go anywhere else.

Alea
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Love it!

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Love it!

Morgan
What is your overall opinion of this school?

As a current freshman, I have almost completed one semester. Thus far, my professors are extremely knowledgeable and helpful....

What is your overall opinion of this school?

As a current freshman, I have almost completed one semester. Thus far, my professors are extremely knowledgeable and helpful. The campus is also well kept, and beautiful. The size is intimate, but not tiny, and perfect for the city. Students are extremely active and you're in a beautiful city that encourages you to go out and explore.

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  • Enrollment
  • 7,900
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $44,853
  • Acceptance rate
  • 26%

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