Why Consider Online Learning?Distance learning at American University means doing school work when it's convenient for you. Online courses are an excellent option for busy students while online degree programs are popular with older students or those who work full-time.
The American University Online Degree Options
We wanted to speak to you about the number of online degrees at American University, but that information could not be determined.
How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at American University?
Of the 13,346 students currently enrolled at American University, about 12.0% (1,602) participate in some form of distance or online learning. 879 students take classes exclusively online.
Students enrolled in online programs live in a variety of places. 78 live in District of Columbia, 864 live in the U.S.A. and 15 live outside of the U.S.A. Long live the Internet!
The following chart shows you how many students are involved in online classes depending on their degree. Non-Seekers are students who are not currently enrolled in a degree program.
|Undergraduate degree seeking students represent 54.5% of the American University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate degree seekers (6.4%) take at least one class online.
Of the 469 who take at least one online course, a small minority (3.4%) take all their courses online.
The 16 undergraduate degree seekers who take all their courses online live in the following places.
|Undergraduate students who are not seeking a degree represent 4.7% of the American University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate non-degree seekers (6.4%) take at least one class online.
Of the 40 who take at least one online course, a small minority (2.5%) take all their courses online.
The 1 undergraduate non-seekers who take all their classes live in the following places.
|Graduate students represent 40.8% of the American University student body.|
The minority of graduate students (20.1%) take at least one class online.
Of the 1,093 who take at least one online course, the vast majority (78.9%) take all their courses online.
The 862 graduate students who take all their classes online live in the following places.
For more information, check out our section on Graduations at American University.