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American University

Political Science Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 17/5
Student Surveys
(in Political Science)
22
Males: 13, Females: 9
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.5
 

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

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+

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.4 Medium
Actual difficulty:3.6 High
Students found the coursework to be harder than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect


English Speaking

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

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Political Science:

Having just finished my third semester here, I have to say that while there are many things I can't stand about AU, I couldn't see myself anywhere els...
Academically, AU is sound, if not particularly stellar, especially its schools of international service and public affairs. It is "quite good for what...
American University gives you so many oppurtunitys! The professor are great and you cant beat being in DC. Overall American University is an up and c...
American University was an outstanding experience, academically and otherwise. I felt very challenged and stimulated by almost every class I took ther...
Great university all around! (Honest) Transferred from a famous ivy university and by far, and trust me, by FAR students here are way more engaging an...
I love AU. I really do. The professors and academic support are the best aspects to AU. We are located right in DC, but still have a close-knit cam...
This university gives no reason for its alum to give any money once they leave. There is too much bureaucracy at school this size. Students are left...
I absolutely love and highly reccomend AU to all. AU offers great merit scholarships,making a great college education affordable. I have had only posi...
AU is a wonderful University. They really do have strong programs in Humanities, especially Languages, and political science, international relations,...
I transferred into AU from Dallas, Texas. I have had both positive and negative experiences, which I will list below: First, the Good News: AU ...
I transferred to AU from a large public University, and find it a breath of fresh air. The students are engaged in what is going on around the globe, ...
The AU Career Center helped me apply for grants to fund my graduate studies at the London School of Economics. Earlier, it also helped me get an inter...
I'm actually graduating in 2007, but there was not option for that. Anyway, I love the campus, I wouldn't have been happier anywhere else (even consid...
American has been a wonderful experience. I looked at several DC area schools before coming here last year, and couldn't be happier that I decided on ...
American University is a lot different than what one gets on a campus tour. I am in the political science program here and have been very satisfied s...
First off, I'm a transfer student from a competitive liberal arts school in the midwest. The Departments: SPA, SIS, SOC and Kogod are fantastic, f...
AU, as an experience, is, well,special. While the faculty is incredible, the students are arrogant. There isn't a big social scene, and do not plan o...
If you want to study internation relations or political science, AU has a great program (though perhaps not as prestigious as other DC schools.) Howe...
I would just like to nominate American University as having the ugliest student body in these United States. Seriously, I challenge you to find one ho...
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