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American University

21 Alums took the salary survey

AU Alumni Salary over Time

American University Salary over time
AU Salaries
AU Careers

AU Salaries

$71,200Starting Annual Salary
$115,62510 Year Annual Salary

Said that AU contributed

47.62%75-100% to their career success
14.29%50-75% to their career success
19.05%25-50% to their career success
19.05%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

4.76%Self Employed
23.81%Top Management
42.86%White Collar workers
9.52%Pink Collar workers
0.00%Blue Collar workers
0.00%Entry Level employees
19.05%Unemployed.
76.19%Are satisfied with their current job.
80.95%Said things are generally going well.
52.38%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation6.4
Preparedness for Real world6.6
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Manager (4), Analyst (3), Assistant (3), Teacher (3), Mortgage (2),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
47.4%

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 Education
... A quick comment, I cant comment on the current state of academics at AU, but I want perspective students to do their due diligence regarding inter...Read full comment
... Yes, the price tag is large, but it is definitely worth it as internships and career opportunities abound (for those who reach out for them) ....Read full comment
... A lot of good faculty, and a great career center to help you find tons of internships ...Read full comment
... The School of International Service, especially in the 300 (Junior) level and up is really great, and at that point the teachers are open to t...Read full comment
... The AU Career Center helped me apply for grants to fund my graduate studies at the London School of Economics ...Read full comment
... Those are pretty good numbers and you will definitely have a career/job coming out of SIS ...Read full comment
... This school costs a fortune, and a lot of the income goes to the president (he made 500,000 last year, and his salary just keeps going up -- along...Read full comment
... I joke that I know what my tuition went to my last two years of my education: An increase in the President's salary and a new school song that n...Read full comment
... They know nothing about the real world ...Read full comment
... Employers value GPAs though, so this can be a good thing ...Read full comment
... The career center is also an invaluable resource for students ...Read full comment
... BUT the Career Services Office is outstanding and combined with the Alumni base around DC, they are very helpful in placing students in inter...Read full comment
... DC is also very career-oriented ...Read full comment
... SIS basically leaves you to your own devices - they can look at your resume and tell you where to apply ...Read full comment
... People here are trained a little too early on there desired careers which is the minor negative of AU ...Read full comment
... In addition if the career counseling has not improved since I was there, then I would strongly recommend against going here ...Read full comment
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