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AU students: Academics page

AU's academically rigorous curriculum challenges students to combine serious theoretical study with meaningful real-world learning experiences.

Whatever major students choose, they acquire a solid foundation in the liberal arts and pursue in-depth study in their chosen fields.

Faculty at AU are both world-class academics and serious practitioners. Our professors teach, mentor, and invest in the success of every student.

Accreditation & Licensure Information

The following information is provided concerning the accreditation and licensure of American University.

American University is chartered by an Act of Congress

American University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Letter of Accreditation

Complaint Process

State Authorization Information

Contact Information for State Complaint Process (PDF)

Required State Disclosures