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American University

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at AU

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By Gender
MalesA-
FemalesB+
By Major
AccountingA
BiologyA-
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Civil EngineeringA+
CommunicationsB+
Computer ScienceB+
CriminalA
Cultures/CivilizationA+
EconomicsB+
EducationA-
EnglishB
FinanceA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A
JournalismA
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
MathA+
Music - PerformanceF
OtherB+
PhilosophyA-
PhysicsF
Political ScienceA
PreLaw and LegalA-
PsychologyB-
Public PolicyA+
School of InformationA-
UndecidedF
Video/MediaA+

Against similar schools

Education Quality compared with similar schools in class.

American University
 A-
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
New York University
 B+
Boston University
 B
Cornell University
 A-
Northeastern University
 B+
Yale University
 A-
Brown University
 A
F
A+

Education Quality

... I found that the General Education program existed only so that AU could say that students were required to have a well-rounded education ...Read full comment
... If you are a student who is concerned about receiving a higher and valuable education, I would not recommend American ...Read full comment
... chill with old guys at bars Focus on education or else you will become desperate and needy for male attention as the rest of the straight female...Read full comment
... This all makes it seem as though AU does not care for each individual student's education or experience, but rather, their money ...Read full comment
... My education both inside and outside the classroom has been unbeatable, and I cannot imagine my life without AU as a part of it ...Read full comment
... Come to American if you want to recieve a high quality education where you get your moneys worth ...Read full comment
... Recently AU is becoming quite competative, and I believe the education quality is very good here ...Read full comment
... It's really up to the student whether or not s/he takes advantage of all the educational opportunities here ...Read full comment
... I truly believe at thsi point that the education is worth the money and the friendships I have made are priceless ...Read full comment
... AU offers great merit scholarships,making a great college education affordable ...Read full comment
... To sum up my experience at AU thus far -- I would say it was the perfect place for me to come in order to get an education in International Re...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
... The General Education program is a very useful program and requires students to leave their normal area of study to take courses in other areas .....Read full comment
... Thats just not what undergraduate education is about, example, ivies and ivy clones ...Read full comment
... In conclusion, I still recommend this school due to its one of a kind educational experience ...Read full comment
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