American University creates meaningful change in the world. With highly ranked schools and colleges and internationally recognized faculty, AU offers a balance between class time and career-advancing experience in Washington, D.C., and beyond. Its students, among the country's most politically active, distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.
AU is home to a large and active Jewish community. The university has a strong Jewish Studies Program, a unique Center for Israel Studies, and students benefit from all of the opportunities associated with our location in Washington, DC.