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American University

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Students who would return
Would not - 11/8
Student Surveys
(in Other)
Males: 4, Females: 15
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.5

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

American University
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Average of schools in class

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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.9 High
Actual difficulty:3.6 High
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


I believe that American University is a great school, and the majority of my experiences here have been positive and insightful. Coming from a poor/lo...
American University was quite possibly one of the worst decisions of my life. I went here because I planned on majoring in International Relations and...
I am freshman here, and I hate it. I plan on leaving for GWU next semester. Even though AU is on embassy row, the university doesn't fully utilize the...
Well, usually people stick to their own groups. Everybody is friendly but there always hints of secluding outsiders. The school promotes itself as an ...
I was an School of International Service student and graduated summa cum laude in the Summer of 2000. American University is overpriced. I joke that...
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 wit...
I am currently a 2nd year double major in the School of International Service and the School of Communication. However, I am transferring to my in-sta...
Staff is very unhelpful. It seems like the school spends all its money on building a front, a facade that makes the university appear that it stands u...
Excellent school and getting better. I have loved my time here and will miss it when I'm gone. I definitely plan to be involved in future alumni progr...
Good: +The different schools: Kogod, SPA, SIS, SOC. +The Location. There is a campus (small), and it's definitely in the suburbs, but it's still in D...
I have thoroughly enjoyed my years at American University. I am currently a senior, and sad to graduate. My education both inside and outside the clas...
I am a transfer student from Washington St. and while picking this school one of the things that I liked was that there is a shuttle to take students ...
American has its strengths and weaknesses. It's unique because it will truly give you the greatest mix of students - you'll find the jocks and fratboy...
AU is a great school with lots of opportunities. I have had friends that are freshmen intern at the Pentagon. We have lots of alum in lots of differ...
Excellent school and getting better. I have loved my time here and will miss it when I'm gone. I definitely plan to be involved in future alumni progr...
American University was quite possibly one of the worst decisions of my life. I went here because I planned on majoring in International Relations and...
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