|Number of students||1|
|Eligibility||Completed at least one year of undergraduate study|
|Period of study||August 2017 - May 2018|
|Location||4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016|
The Abroad at AU program is open to international undergraduate students who plan to study in the capital of the United States for a semester or full year. With classes, campus activities, and experiences throughout DC, Abroad at AU offers a unique experience to all students wishing to spend time in the US. Our program helps create a truly global campus where hundreds of students from diverse cultures and societies interact with American students to learn from each other and enrich each other's experiences.
As a leading university in the United States, American University (AU) offers a classic U.S.-style comprehensive liberal arts curriculum based on a centralized, multi-purpose campus combined with unparalleled opportunities for students to put their learning into practice through internships and public service in the country's capital city of Washington, DC.
AU also has a well-deserved reputation as a global unviersity, with over 1,000 international students from 140 countries, many award-winning faculty members engaged in international scholarship and reserach, and a curriculum notable for its wide array of courses with international themes. A distinctive feature of AU's many programs is their close integration with Washington-based organizations and decision-makers as well as government entities. The university is committed to public service, diversity, and experiential and interdisciplinary learning.
|Undergraduate programs open to exchange students||Abroad at AU Program (access to all undergraduate academic departments)|
|Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students||Some departmental course restrictions. See:http://www.american.edu/abroadatau/courserestrictions.cfm|
|Graduate programs open to exchange students||N/A|
|Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students||N/A|
|Minimum GPA (UG)||3.0|
|Minimum GPA (G)||N/A|
|Minimum language proficiency (UG)||Official TOEFL 80 iBT (with at least 18 in each subsection); or IELTS 6.5|
|Minimum language proficiency (G)||N/A|
Fall Term 2016
Classes begin: August 29
Classes end: December 9
Spring Term 2017
Classes begin: January 17
Classes end: May 1
|Important university website for exchange students||www.american.edu/abroadatau/|
|Dormitory information||The university has eight smoke-free student residence halls on AU's main campus. Students in university-managed housing will live in double or triple rooms with a bed, desk, dresser, and closet space for each resident, plus in-room wiring for computers, internet access and cable TV. Clean, modern bathrooms and laundry facilities are shared on each floor.|