American University

American University, Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C., DC, United States

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American University (AU or American) is a private research university in Washington, D.C., United States, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, although the university's curriculum is secular. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 24, 1893 as "The American University," when the bill was approved by President Benjamin Harrison.

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Motto: For God and Country

Endowment: $600.3 million (2015)

Administrative staff: 848 full-time

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Undergraduates: 7,083

Postgraduates: 3,464 postgrad

Male students 40 : 60 Female students

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