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American University
Washington, DC
LOCATION AND SETTING
Washington Population 632,323
Nearest Metropolitan Area Washington, DC
Environment Very large city
Campus Size 84 acres
Weather
Temperature 26.8 average low in January, 84.7 average high in September
Rain 118 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 10 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.
Nearest Bus Station 10 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.
Nearest Train Station 10 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing  
Housing Requirements  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting  
Off-Campus Housing Assistance  
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other e-mail and text emergency notification system, special events security, safe ride home program, self defense training
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Eagle (Clawed)
School Colors Red and blue
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Lacrosse x x    
Soccer x x x x
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, football, soccer, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
Sororities  
Fraternities  
ROTC Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus