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American University (AU) is a student-centered research University located in Washington DC, USA. The institution offers 87 postgraduate master’s degree programs through its eight schools of Arts & Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, International Service, Professional & Extended Studies, Public Affairs and Law.

  • Average Tuition USD 31,500
  • Acceptance Rate 29%
  • Students 13,000
  • International Students 13%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 51,700
  • Intakes Fall Spring
  • Application Deadline June 1 November 1
  • Campus Setting City

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School Description

American University (AU) offers a wide range of postgraduate master’s degree programs in disciplines such as Business, Education, Visual Arts, Humanities, Law and more. In addition, AU provides interdisciplinary degree courses, allowing students to design their own program leading to an MA or MS in interdisciplinary studies. 

 

AU has strong research and academic credentials with 44 research centers and institutes. The institution’s reputed faculty includes elected public servants, former ambassadors, and Oscar-, Emmy-, Pulitzer-, and the National Book- award winners. Faculty work is often sponsored by the most prestigious funders in the USA, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Ford Foundation.

  • 01The research University received over USD 30 million in externally funded grants and contracts in the financial year of 2018.
  • 02AUs free career management tool helps students and alumni search for jobs and internships.
  • 03AU is reputed for its cutting-edge research centers, such as the Antiracist Research and Policy Center, directed by National Book Award-winner Dr Ibram X. Kendi.

Master Programs

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    USD 38,293 Tuition Fee

    Business Administration

    This MBA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human more
  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    USD 29,556 Tuition Fee

    Accounting

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    USD 29,556 Tuition Fee

    Analytics

    The Master of Science in Analytics program (MSAn) at the Kogod School of Business prepares students to be experts in data analysis, to make organizational decisions, and to solve dynamic business problems. The program p more
  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    USD 29,556 Tuition Fee

    Art History

    The curriculum of the Art History Master’s Program is focused on four areas: Italian Art: Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque; Northern European Art: Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque; Modern European Art (18th to 21st cent more

Rankings

  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 541
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 251
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 301
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 119
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 78

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 100
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 7.00
  • GRE Required
  • GMAT Required
  • Minimum PTE 68

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    The University offers a number of scholarships and financial assistance programs for international students, including the Kogod School of Business scholarship.

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    Established in 1893

    Students with a high GPA can have their GRE/GMAT waived.

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