is a fully accredited university located at Ward
Circle, in the American University Park area of
northwest Washington, DC. It currently has roughly 5,000 undergraduate students, and
approximately the same number of graduates.It is served by the Tenleytown-AU station on the Washington Metro, which is located roughly a mile from the main campus, and is located in and around the
neighborhood of Tenleytown.AU has recently entered the first tier of US
News & World Report'
and university rankings guide.A leader in global education, AU enrolls a diverse student body from throughout the U.S. and more than 160 countries and
provides opportunities for academic excellence, public service, and internships in the nation’s capital and around the
world.AU is a member of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan
Area, allowing students to enroll in courses offered by other member institutions and students at other member institutions
to enroll in courses at AU.