All About Academics
- The student to faculty (instructor) ratio.
- The Majors offered at this college.
- What online and distance learning options are available.
What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.
The total number of instructional staff teaching the 7,909 undergraduate students at American University is 1,421. When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 12 to 1 which makes American University better than the typical college regarding instructional attention.
|For every instructor (FTE) at American University, there are 12 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is better than the typical college concerning instructional attention.|
|The majority of the instructors (55.0%) are full-time.|
The vast majority of instructors (100.0%) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
Most Popular Majors Students Sign Up For
American University offers 58 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 42 majors within 22 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, American University awarded 1,962 undergraduate degrees in 2015 - 2016.
|Most Popular Majors||Associates Graduations||Bachelors Graduations||All Graduations|
|International Relations & National Security||0||457||457|
|Business Administration & Management||0||258||258|
|Political Science & Government||0||150||150|
|Communication & Media Studies||0||112||112|
|Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (Other)||0||85||85|