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American University

Breakdown of “Campus Aesthetics” at American

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By Gender
MalesB+
FemalesB+
By Major
AccountingA
BiologyA
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Civil EngineeringF
CommunicationsA-
Computer ScienceA-
CriminalA-
Cultures/CivilizationA
EconomicsB
EducationB+
EnglishA-
FinanceA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C-
JournalismA-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A+
MathA+
Music - PerformanceA
OtherB
PhilosophyB-
PhysicsA
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalB-
PsychologyA-
Public PolicyB+
School of InformationA-
UndecidedC-
Video/MediaA+

Against similar schools

Campus Aesthetics compared with similar schools in class.

American University
 B+
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
 A-
Yale University
 A-
Brown University
 A-
F
A+

Campus Aesthetics

... I did not visit campus before school started and do not regret coming here ...Read full comment
... The campus is very small, you can walk from one end to the other in less than five minutes ...Read full comment
... There's so much to do around campus and in the city so it is not possible to be bored ...Read full comment
... ) -The campus floods a little when it rains ...Read full comment
... The campus looks especially beautiful under the glow of the moonlight ...Read full comment
... Other notes: beautiful campus, great city to intern and find jobs in ...Read full comment
... AU is ideal for those who like to get out in the city, hang out off campus, enjoy the occasional frat party (again, off campus though), are not l...Read full comment
... And while AU is known best for political science and IR, it has a number of other solid programs that for some reason it just doesn't talk up ...Read full comment
... Secondly, a lot of people seem to be offset by the campus dining options and how far away the city is ...Read full comment
... The students are engaged in what is going on around the globe, nation, and campus ...Read full comment
... While off-campus Washington life can be quite rich (museums, international organizations, and the like; not quite New York, but passable), Up...Read full comment
... American University is a story told through the lives of people from diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds engaged in a continuous dialogue ab...Read full comment
... The people are friendly and come from so many different backgrounds ...Read full comment
... the campus is tiny ...Read full comment
... American University is a story told through the lives of people from diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds engaged in a continuous dialogue ab...Read full comment
... and while picking this school one of the things that I liked was that there is a shuttle to take students from the main campus to the metro and i...Read full comment
... I live off campus so I never had a chance to live in the doorms, whcih I highly recommend for anyone coming to DC for the first time if you live ...Read full comment
... If you MUST go to this university for some reason- Do not live on the North side of the campus ...Read full comment
... AU is located in Washington, DC an amazing city in its own right, but because we have a campus you have the best of both worlds ...Read full comment
... AU's campus is very beautiful ...Read full comment
... The school is has some high-ranked programs and the school overall climbs in the rankings every year (and they are expanding the campus with n...Read full comment
... Lots of fraternity and sorority types who all have to live in dorms or off campus (no greek row) ...Read full comment
... The campus is small, and yet there's enough students that you always meet new people with every new class ...Read full comment
... The school's faculty advises all students to get involved on campus beyond just their performance in the classroom ...Read full comment
... Also, I am now an upperclassmen and the university housing program has suddenly decided not to gurantee on campus housing for their upperclassme...Read full comment
... The food is disgusting if you even get to eat since they don't restock the food at the ONE dining hall on campus ...Read full comment
... During the periods of nice weather, the amount of smoke generated on campus is enormous and forms a haze over the quad in front of the library a...Read full comment
... American University is becoming more and more competitive to get into so if you get in, make sure you come to campus and take a good look around...Read full comment
... We are located right in DC, but still have a close-knit campus feel ...Read full comment
... There is also a feeling of "too cool for school" off campus trendy culture element, which makes this school feel like a commuter school ...Read full comment
... In addition to this, there are so many activites on campus that it is impossible to be bored ...Read full comment
... The school has great professors, a beautiful campus, so many groups and clubs to become a part of, and a fantastic alumni ...Read full comment
... They are currently remodeling a building on campus to house the school, since it is growing in popularity and needs to meet the technological dem...Read full comment
... Off-campus housing is ridiculous as well ...Read full comment
... AESTHETICS: Campus is gorgeous ...Read full comment
... There is a campus (small), and it's definitely in the suburbs, but it's still in DC ...Read full comment
... American University is a lot different than what one gets on a campus tour ...Read full comment
... in my opinion the campus is aesthetically unpleasing, my high school was kept in much better shape ...Read full comment
... There are also many activities offered on campus ...Read full comment
... The student health center is definetly the weakest point on campus ...Read full comment
... The food is disgusting if you even get to eat since they don't restock the food at the ONE dining hall on campus ...Read full comment
... The social scene is really great - campus is removed enough from downtown that students still form strong bonds on campus, but close enough that ...Read full comment
... The food is disgusting (just last week one of the on campus food vendors got closed by the health department for MULTIPLE health violations), the...Read full comment
... Either lower your standards or go off-campus and a ...Read full comment
... The campus and facilities are at present lacking, but the school has definite plans for renovations as well as brand new buildings such as the ne...Read full comment
... American University has an astounding campus with an incredible amount of things to do on and off campus ...Read full comment
... The campus and facilities are at present lacking, but the school has definite plans for renovations as well as brand new buildings such as the ne...Read full comment
... The campus is very small yet looks very nice ...Read full comment
... I appreciate my experience on campus ...Read full comment
... Anyway, I love the campus, I wouldn't have been happier anywhere else (even considering Georgetown or George Washington) ...Read full comment
... Students get out and get off campus more at AU than other colleges ...Read full comment
... Social scene is mediocre as well because it is a dry campus and the school does not help with off-campus housing ...Read full comment
... Everyone tends to be doing their own thing, so there is no community-like feel around campus ...Read full comment
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