American University

American University

American University

Overview
Date Founded

1893

Headquarters

4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20016-8001

Employees (Worldwide)

8,883

Industries

Schools & Student Services

Company Description

American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Our total fall 2012 enrollment was 13,165, with 6,776 degree-seeking undergraduates, 3,464 degree-seeking graduate students, 1,766 law students, and 1,159 students in nondegree certificate programs, Washington Semester, or AU Abroad. We offer 61 bachelor’s degrees, 54 master’s degrees, 11 doctoral degrees, and a JD program, as well as 50 certificate programs at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Courses run on a 15-week semester basis in fall and spring, with shorter summer-term classes. In addition, we offer study-abroad programs and alternative breaks. More than 85 percent of our undergraduates and 60 percent of our master's students participate in at least one internship. Our student body is cosmopolitan and globally diverse, with all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 130 countries represented. Seven percent of undergraduates and 11 percent of graduate students are international. The university’s mission is carried out by 798 full-time faculty and 1,525 full-time staff. Ninety-four percent of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field. Among our 565 adjunct faculty are policy makers, diplomats, journalists, artists, writers, scientists, and business leaders

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Executives & Employees

President

Chief Financial Officer, Vice President & Treasurer

Senior Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel

Vice President & General Counsel

Provost Emeritus

Vice Provost & Chief Online Officer

Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Dean & Professor

Dean & Professor

Dean & Professor

Board of Trustees

Chief Executive Officer at ASR Alert Systems

Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President at The Bernstein Cos.

First Vice President & Trustee at The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc.

Co-Founder at The Raine Group LLC

Founder & Executive Chairman at APCO Worldwide, Inc.

Former Judge at Fairfax County Circuit Court

Director at Bristow Academy, Inc.

Head of Corporate Responsibility & Chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Region at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Of Counsel at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Partner at Arent Fox LLP

Distinguished Alumni
Wee Ee Cheong is now Deputy Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at United Overseas Bank Ltd. - Singapore
Ee Chao Wee is now Executive Chairman of the Board, Managing Director at UOB-Kay Hian Holdings Ltd.
Chris Womack is now Chief Executive Officer at Georgia Power Co.
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Advisors & Consultants
Auditor

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC provides assurance, tax and advisory services. Its services include audit and assurance, consulting, deals, human resources, legal, tax, and family business. The firm also offers accountability, risk management, structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and performance and process improvement. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY.

Auditor

Protiviti is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Their consulting solutions span critical business problems in technology, business process, analytics, risk, compliance, transactions and internal audit. They are committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce of professionals that share the common value of collaboration. As an organization, they believe that by teaming together, with each other, and their clients, they can see beyond the surface of changes and problems organizations face in this fast changing world to discover opportunities others might miss and face the future with greater confidence.

Legal Advisor

Hogan & Hartson LLP provides legal services. Its is specialized in areas include energy, government contracts, immigration, and litigation. The company has offices in across Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America. Hogan & Hartston was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Legal Advisor

Former Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP

Consultant

Consulting Associate at Grenzebach Glier & Associates, Inc.

Consultant

Senior Vice President at Grenzebach Glier & Associates, Inc.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$815M
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
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