American University
2,166 reviews
  1. Washington, DC
  2. 4 Year
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American University Academics

About the Professors

Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Female Professors
47%
Male Professors
53%
Average Professor Salary
$149,748
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    5%
  • Asian American
    9%
  • Hispanic
    5%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    4%
  • Multiracial
    0%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    77%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
90%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.126 responses
Poll
81%
of students say professors care about their students' success.126 responses
Poll
84%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.126 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.126 responses

Quality of Education

Academics
A
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
82%
National
47%
Full-Time Retention Rate
89%
Part-Time Retention Rate
67%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$4,767
National
$1,629
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    Yes
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

What Students Say About Education

Poll
Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?
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96%
of students say they attend class.85 responses
42%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.85 responses
88%
of students say they do all their homework.85 responses
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