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American University (AU)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

AU is a university based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1893. As of 2018 they had $815 million in revenue and $2.0 billion in assets.

The American University (AU) actively encourages a commitment to public service, inclusive participation in university governance, equity and equal access, and an appreciation of diverse cultures and viewpoints.

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Program areas at AU

Instruction: the University's mission is carried out by almost 901 full-time teaching and research faculty in six academic divisions offering 70 bachelor's programs, 89 master's programs, 19 doctoral programs, and j.d., s.j.d., and ll.m programs. Certificate programs and an associate degree program are offered as well. Student-faculty ratio= 11:1. Average class size = 22 students.

Auxiliary enterprises: University dormitories, consisting of ten residence halls, provide living quarters for almost 4,200 students. Also provided are recreational facilities, dining services, parking, and other self-supporting faculty, staff, and student services.

Scholarships and fellowships: American University awards financial aid to students based on a combination of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and the availability of funds. Once a student is admitted, the financial aid office will determine need and develop a financial aid award that includes funds from the programs for which the student qualifies. To receive consideration for financial aid, a student must be a united states citizen or eligible non-citizen in a degree program.

Form 990s for AU

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Feb 13, 2020990View PDF
2018-04May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-04Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-04Aug 10, 2017990View PDF
2015-04Jul 22, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for AU

Total grants, contributions, etc.$40,877,132
Program services$684,624,244
Investment income and dividends$27,845,490
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$61,686,964
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$815,033,830

Vendors for AU

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Pricewaterhousecoopers LLPAudit accounting2020-04-30
██████Fundraising software2019-09-19
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-09-19
█████ ████████ ███Tax accounting2019-05-09
███████Food and Cleaning$22,674,7162018-04-01
██ ███Online Education Ser$13,119,9452018-04-01
█████ █ █████ ████████████ ███████Construction$6,617,8022018-04-01
███████ ███ ████████ ███Construction$10,545,9402018-04-01
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at AU

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Douglas KudravetzChief Financial Officer , Vice President and Treasurer / Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Finance and Treasurer$554,905May 9, 2019
David G SwartzVice President and Chief Information Officer$367,161April 30, 2018
██████ ████████Vice President of Communication$286,324April 30, 2018
████████ █████Vice President Development and Alumni Relations$365,638April 30, 2018
█████ ██Vice President Campus Life and Ie$221,352April 30, 2018
████ ███████Dean$412,069April 30, 2018
█████████ █ ██████President$993,593April 30, 2018
████████ ████████Director Grants and Contracts Accountin-Feb. 2, 2019
████ █████ ██████Former Vice President Campus Life$389,706April 30, 2018
████ █ ███████Former Vice President and University Counsel$511,533April 30, 2018
...and eight more key personnel

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