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American University Online Learning

Online courses are an excellent option for busy students, and some - especially older students and those who work full-time - may even wish to get their entire degree online. Keep reading to find out more about your online learning opportunities at American University. On this page you will find:

Online Master’s Degrees at The American University

7 Online Master's Programs
164 Online Master's Degrees
You can get an online master's degree in 7 different fields at The American University. The following table shows which subject areas are offered online and the number of recent graduates in each one.

Online Master’s Degree Number of Grads
Business Administration & Management 9
Educational Assessment 2
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 55
Health & Medical Administrative Services 15
Health & Physical Education 25
Human Resource Management 27
Legal Research 31

How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at The American University?

2,160 Undergrad Degree Seekers
74 Undergrad Non-Seekers
2,375 Graduate Students
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 4,609 students took at least one online class at American University. Of these students, 2,160 were seeking an undergraduate degree, 74 were undergraduates who were not enrolled in a degree program (non-seekers), and 2,375 were graduate students.

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All Online Students at The American University

4,609 Took At Least One Online Class
1,597 Took All Classes Online
92.05% Out of State Students
Of the 14,001 students at American University, 32.92% (4,609) took at least one class online. About 11.41% (1,597) took all of their courses online. Those students who took classes exclusively online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at American University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 4,609 1,597
2018-2019 2,815 1,307
2017-2018 1,027 478
2016-2017 1,926 1,244
2015-2016 1,602 879

Online Undergraduate Degree Seekers at The American University

2,160 Took At Least One Online Class
4 Took All Classes Online
25.00% Out of State Students
In 2019-2020, 7,510 undergraduate students attended American University. Of these students 28.76% (2,160) took at least one class online. 0.05% (4) of undergraduate degree seekers took classes exclusively online. Those who took all of their classes online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online undergraduate degree students at American University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,160 4
2018-2019 928 11
2017-2018 311 2
2016-2017 484 8
2015-2016 469 16

Online Undergraduate Non-Degree Seekers at The American University

74 Took At Least One Online Class
1 Took All Classes Online
Of the 443 undergraduate non-seekers at American University, 16.70% (74) took at least one class online. About 0.23% (1) took all of their courses online. Those non-seekers who took classes exclusively online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at American University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 74 1
2018-2019 61 1
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 53 1
2015-2016 40 1

Online Graduate Students at The American University

2,375 Took At Least One Online Class
1,592 Took All Classes Online
92.27% Out of State Students
During the 2019-2020 academic year, 6,048 graduate students attended American University, and 39.27% (2,375) were enrolled in at least one online class. 26.32% (1,592) of these students took classes exclusively online. Those graduate students who only took online courses were originally from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at American University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,375 1,592
2018-2019 1,826 1,295
2017-2018 716 1,592
2016-2017 1,389 1,235
2015-2016 1,093 862

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