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American University Washington D.C. | Schools, Colleges, Undergraduate, Graduate, Admissions, Academics, Degrees, FacultyAmerican University is a leader among Washington DC universities in global education. American University enrolls a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries.
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Official university homepage.
Description from Alexa
3 June 1991
Number 31,530 of all websites according to Alexa
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