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Students at American University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 82 responses
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  • Passionate.
    32%
  • Motivated
    28%
  • Wonks
    28%
  • Pretentious
    7%
  • Boring Squares
    5%
Female Undergrads
62%
Male Undergrads
38%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    1%
  • Out-of-State
    93%
  • International
    4%
  • Unknown
    2%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    2%
  • 18-19
    47%
  • 20-21
    43%
  • 22-24
    6%
  • Over 25
    2%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    15%
  • $30k-$48k
    7%
  • $49k-$75k
    14%
  • $76k-$110k
    21%
  • $110k+
    42%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
60%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.134 responses
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83%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).134 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    6%
  • Asian
    6%
  • Hispanic
    10%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    11%
  • Multiracial
    5%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    7%
  • White
    54%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 81 responses
  • Republican
    12%
  • Democratic
    59%
  • Independent
    19%
  • Other party not mentioned
    1%
  • I don't care about politics
    9%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 135 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    45%
  • Liberal
    41%
  • Moderate
    6%
  • Conservative
    0%
  • Very conservative
    0%
  • Libertarian
    0%
  • Not sure
    8%
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