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American University, George Washington University and the University of Virginia are in the top five nationally for mid-sized schools.

By Mark Lieberman

  • Feb 18, 2015

David Pitts was charged with breaking into an office building and setting several small fires in September.

By Keith L. Alexander

  • Jan 23, 2015

The Northwest D.C. school provides its full list of states and countries of origin for the Class of 2018.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jan 8, 2015

Instead, federal data suggest that students receive minor penalties and can finish their studies.

By Nick Anderson

  • Dec 16, 2014

A digest of news from the District, Maryland and Virginia.

  • Dec 11, 2014

School officials said the attack occurred Wednesday in a residence hall.

By Peter Hermann

  • Dec 11, 2014

The Metropolitan Washington Old Time Radio Club celebrates the 50th anniversary of ‘The Big Broadcast.’

  • Nov 2, 2014

Here is more detail on class of 2018 from a Washington Post survey of the city’s universities.

By Nick Anderson

  • Oct 21, 2014

American University since 2012 has been an exclusive higher ed ‘partner’ of the ballclub.

By Nick Anderson, Paul Duggan

  • Sep 30, 2014

American University agrees to subsidize extra subway service when needed during Nationals’ October postseason.

By Paul Duggan

  • Sep 29, 2014

Muriel E. Bowser and David A. Catania sparred nastily during the 90-minute face-off.

By Mike DeBonis, Aaron C. Davis

  • Sep 19, 2014

Prosecutors examine whether Pitts was attempting to sell any of the 5,000 pills found in his apartment.

By Keith L. Alexander

  • Sep 15, 2014

The department head also faces a charge of destruction of property after allegedly setting several small fires.

By Peter Hermann

  • Sep 6, 2014

COLUMN | Purple Line transit project opponents can’t find tiny species in forest but sue to protect them anyway

By Robert McCartney

  • Aug 31, 2014

Fragility in the higher-education market leads agency to issue cautions on many colleges.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jul 11, 2014

Federal data show some schools with high totals of reported incidents on campus, others with few or none.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 30, 2014

A report from Education Trust argues that government should set and enforce minimum standards.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 18, 2014

Kent Slowinski said he was pushed first, but AU official Andrew Huff denied any provocation.

By Peter Hermann

  • Jun 12, 2014

Howard University graduates probably won’t remember what Sean Combs said at commencement.

By Petula Dvorak

  • May 12, 2014

Here are speakers at selected colleges in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia

By — Nick Anderson

  • May 8, 2014
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About AU

  • Founded in 1893
  • Private
  • Main campus: 76 acres
  • Sports team name: Eagles 
  • Fall 2013 enrollment: 12,819
  • Tuition and fees (2013-14): $40,649 

    Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post 
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