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Contact Information

American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8001
URL: www.american.edu
General Phone: (226)885-1000
Admissions: (226)885-6000
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Fast Facts

Control: Private (nonprofit)
Coed Status: Coeducational
Campus Setting: Large City
(250,000+ residents)
Calendar System: Semester
HBCU: No
Year Founded: 1893
School Colors: Red, White, Blue
School Nickname: Eagles

Student Body (Fall 2007)

Total Student Population
(11,450 students)
Attendance Status
of All Undergraduates
Demographic Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Gender Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Undergraduates 6,042
Graduates 3,925
Professional 1,483
Total Students 11,450
Part-Time 180
Full-Time 5,644
African American 277
American Indian 28
Asian American 286
Caucasian 3,694
Hispanic American 270
International 354
Not Specified 915
Male 2,081
Female 3,563

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2008 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.

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