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American University

Washington, DC
University Website: WWW.AMERICAN.EDU
Apply Online: www.american.edu/admissions/apply.cfm
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American University (AU or American) is a private liberal arts and research university in Washington, D.C., United States, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, although the university's curriculum is secular. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 24, 1893 as "The American University," when the bill was approved by President Benjamin Harrison. Roughly 7,200 undergraduate students and 3,912 graduate students are currently enrolled. AU is a member of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area. A member of the Division I Patriot League, its sports teams compete as the American University Eagles. AU's 84-acre campus is designated as a national arboretum and public garden that has a rich botanical history.

American's main campus is located at the intersection of Nebraska and Massachusetts Avenues at Ward Circle in the Spring Valley neighborhood of Northwest Washington. The area is served by the Tenleytown-AU station on the Washington Metro subway line in the nearby neighborhood of Tenleytown.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $37,554.00 avg tuition

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016-8001
(202) 885-1000

Apply online Admissions:
www.american.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.american.edu/financialaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Washington, DC

Name Amount Deadline
Belva A. Lockwood Fund Varies Varies
Myers Society Scholarship Varies Varies
Peter Stapleton Ridley Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Sandra P. Grosso Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Paul J. Sedgwick Scholarship Varies Varies
Leonard and Miriam Melrod Scholarship Varies Varies
Judge Seymour Korn Scholarship Varies Varies
Stephen and Beatrice Dodd Toth Scholarship Varies Varies
WCL Scholarship Varies Varies
Phyllis Freeman Scholarship Varies Varies
Arthur Mathews Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Mark K. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Wilson and Amelia Young Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Edward J. Walker Clinical Scholarship Varies Varies
Michael Cochran Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Myers Law Scholarship Varies Varies
Grace Markel Daish Scholarship Varies Varies
Reed-Salisbury Scholarship Varies Varies
Mr. and Mrs. S. Jason Ginsburg and Frederick B. Gaynor Scholarship Varies Varies
Laura Reckman Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
James C. Eastman Scholarship Varies Varies
Thelma Casto Southard Scholarship Varies Varies
Emalee C. Godsey Scholarship Varies Varies
Mary C. Arends Scholarship Varies Varies
Dora Palkin Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Elliott S. Milstein Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Billinis Family Scholarship Varies Varies
Arnold and Porter Scholarship Varies Varies
Centennial Scholarship - American University, Washington College Law Varies Varies
John and Tyna Karl Employee Rights Scholarship Varies Varies
Fred R. Joseph Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Cliff Martin Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Joy Schwan-Best Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
James and Leona Cobb Scholarship Varies Varies
Kappa Beta Pi Scholarship - American University, Law Varies Varies
John Sherman Myers Alumni Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert J. Woldow Scholarship Varies Varies
National Achievement/National Merit Scholarship - AU Varies Varies
United Methodist Scholarship - American University Varies Varies
Athletic Scholarship - American University Varies Varies
Athletic Scholarship - American University Varies Varies