American University

School Info

Institution Type
4 year Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting
City
Student Teacher Ratio
13:1
Student Population
12,241
Campus Size
Large

Degrees Issued

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Contact Info

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001
(202) 885-1000

  • Washington DC Schools
  • Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics in 2010

Statistics

Faculty Overview

Average American University Faculty Salaries

Instructors
$50,913
Lecturers
$0
Assistant Professors
$67,124
Associate Professors
$96,449
Professors
$144,701

American University Faculty by Function

Instructional & Research
829
Executive & Administrative
202
Other Professional
707
Non Professional
735
Total2,473

Percent Teachers At American University

Teachers 33.52%
  • Dark Yellow: Teachers
  • Yellow: Non Teachers

Tenure Status for Instructors & Researchers at the American University

Tenured
280
On Tenured Track
121
Not On Tenured Track
236

Tenure Status for instructors & Researchers at the American University by Gender

Tenured On Tenure Track Not On Tenure Track
Men 61%
Women 39%
Men 45%
Women 55%
Men 48%
Women 52%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Full Time Faculty Minorities at American University

Native American
4
Asian
154
African American
322
Hispanic
105
Total585

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the American University

Native American
0
Asian
60
African American
86
Hispanic
65
Total211

Full Time Faculty Minorities at American University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 25%
W 75%
M 47%
W 53%
M 48%
W 52%
M 54%
W 46%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the American University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 0%
W 0%
M 33%
W 67%
M 33%
W 67%
M 31%
W 69%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

American University New Hires

Instructional Facilities Secretarial Services Professional Support
M 50%
W 50%
Total143
M 19%
W 81%
Total32
M 46%
W 54%
Total72
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women
Maintenance Executive & Managerial
M 80%
W 20%
Total5
M 36%
W 64%
Total11

School Overview

U.S. News American University School Ranking

#82

American University Retention Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Returning Students 90%
Returning Students 25%
  • Yellow: Returning Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Returning Students

American University Graduation Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Graduated Students 70%
Graduated Students 76%
  • Yellow: Graduated Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Graduated Students

American University Overall Graduation Rates

Graduated Students 76%
  • Graduated Students
  • Non Graduated Students

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