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American University

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Washington, DC

University Website:  WWW.AMERICAN.EDU
Apply Online:  www.american.edu/admissions/apply/index.cfm

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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College Partner Scholarship

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Wilson and Amelia Young Memorial Scholarship

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WCL Scholarship

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United Methodist Scholarship - American University

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Thelma Casto Southard Scholarship

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Stephen and Beatrice Dodd Toth Scholarship

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Sandra P. Grosso Memorial Scholarship

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Robert J. Woldow Scholarship

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Reed-Salisbury Scholarship

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Phyllis Freeman Scholarship

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