Student Population by Gender

American University has a total of 14,001 enrolled students. By gender, 5,287 male and 8,714 female students (the male-female ratio is 38:62) are attending the school.
7,953 students have enrolled in undergraduate programs and 6,048 students joined graduate programs.
Total Student Enrolled By Gender
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total14,0017,9536,048
Men5,2873,0442,243
Women8,7144,9093,805
American University Student Population by Gender

Student Distribution by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, 6,763 White, 1,409 Black, and 830 Asian students out of a total of 14,001 are attending at American University. Comprehensive enrollment statistic data by race/ethnicity is shown in the next chart.
All Students Undergraduate Graduate
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (all students)
American University Student Population by Race
American University Demographics Pie Chart
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Undergraduate)
American University Undergraduate Student Population by Race
American University Undergraduate Demographics
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Graduate)
American University Graduate Student Population by Race
American University Graduate Student Population Pie Chart

Transfer-in Students (Undergraduate)

Among 7,953 enrolled in undergraduate programs, 188 students have transferred-in from other institutions. The percentage of transfer-in students is 2.36%.167 students have transferred in as full-time status and 21 students transferred in as part-time status.
Transfer-in Students Population by Attendance Status

Online Classes (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At American University, 1,597 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 3,012 students are enrolled in some online courses.
All StudentsEnrolled Exclusively Online Courses Enrolled in Some Online Courses
All Students14,0011,5973,012
Undergraduate7,95352,229
Graduate6,0481,592783
Online Program Student Population
American University Online Student Population

Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Online Courses

127 students lived in District of Columbia or jurisdiction in which the school is located are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,470 students live in other State or outside of the United States.
District of Columbia ResidentsOther States in U.S. Outside of U.S.
All Students1271,44228
Undergraduate410
Graduate1231,44128
Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Distance Learning Course


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