American University Top Questions

Describe your favorite campus traditions.


My school is best known for its international programs and its faculty. Since we are centered in Washington, D.C. the opportunity for students to intern and work with different government, non-profit, and international organizations is unprecedented. Students are able to take full advantage of the nationl Capital while getting a comprehensive education in these fields.


We have campus traditions?


American University is best known for having the biggest International Affairs program in the nation.


Commitment to international and voluntary service. Reputation in the international development and non-profit sector.


My school is best known for being the most politically active school in the country, not to mention the most patriotic; our colors are red, white, and blue and our mascot is an eagle.


My school is best known for its political activism.


As an undergraduate studying International Relations, I had professors who were versed in global relations not only through academic expertise, but through impressive professional backgrounds in the fields of International Economics, Middle East Studies, Women's Studies, and International Organizations. AU's emphasis on international relations expands beyond the classroom curriculum. Guest speakers have included former heads of states, such as Mikhail Gorbachev. Internships are provided with embassies, US Senators, and organizations such as the Human Rights Campaign and the World Bank.


My school is known for it's political activism. It's one of the highest politically active schools. It's also known for their recent environmental progress.


My Univeristy is best known for the School of International Service and our School of Public Affairs. But primarily our School of International Service is one of our biggest drawing points for American University.


Find a school that fits you both academically and socially. Don't worry about the cost because in the long run it will all be worth it.