Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1200
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $40,132
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,002
  • University Selectivity
    43%
  • University Yield
    22%
  • Job Offers
    68%
  • Average Salary
    $52,167
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8044, United States
Website

Kogod School of Business

American University’s Kogod School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Washington, D.C. The School is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, representing the highest standard of achievement for a business school worldwide. Dedicated to providing an interdisciplinary business education, Kogod offers market-driven undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Kogod’s diverse faculty are distinguished scholars and accomplished professionals with both research and real-world experience. Our global network of alumni and students recognize that purpose and profit are not at odds and are driven to make a difference within organizations and the world at large.

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Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
43% American University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
17545% 17,545
43% 43
22% 22
43% School Selectivity
22% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required?
Additional Requirements:

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
2883% 2,883
32% 32
18% 18
32% Program Selectivity
18% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required?
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses?
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 26%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 12%
  • Media/Entertainment 5%
  • Non-profit 4%
Deloitte 15
Top Employer
  • KPMG 4
  • Merrill Lynch 3
  • Cambridge Associates 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
68% Kogod School of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
48% 47.7
62% 61.74527272727272
48% Receive Offers
48% 47.7
59% 59.252482758620694
48% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
21% 20.7
16% 15.83261363636364
21% Receive Offers
21% 20.7
17% 16.796475409836066
21% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
14% 13.9
9% 9.05625
14% Receive Offers
14% 13.9
9% 9.484761904761905
14% Accept Offers
87% Graduates seeking full-time employment
13% Graduates not seeking employment
89% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
12% 12
$55,767.00
38K 65K
Finance/Accounting
38% 38
$53,811.00
31K 70K
General Management
13% 13
$55,611.00
36K 120K
Human Resources
1% 1
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
4% 4
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
18% 18
$45,200.00
35K 60K
Operations/Production
6% 6
$32,500.00
30K 35K
Logistics/Transportation
1% 1
Data not provided
Other
6% 6
$47,943.00
28K 100K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
10% 10
$54,544.00
43K 60K
Consumer Products/Retail
15% 15
$47,400.00
35K 60K
Consulting
12% 12
$53,607.00
35K 65K
Financial Services
26% 26
$54,849.00
35K 70K
Government/Education
8% 8
$45,922.00
28K 100K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
1% 1
Data not provided
Manufacturing
0% 0
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
5% 5
Data not provided
Non-Profit
4% 4
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
3% 3
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
3% 3
$43,333.00
35K 60K
Technology/Science
6% 6
$65,714.00
42K 120K
Transportation
3% 3
$48,625.00
33K 57K
Utilities
1% 1
Data not provided
Other
4% 4
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
21% 21
$54,583.00
35K 70K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
67% 67
$49,652.00
28K 70K
U.S. South
5% 5
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. West
4% 4
$50,200.00
35K 60K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • KPMG 9
  • UBS Financial Services 6
  • Ernst & Young 5
  • Deloitte & Touche 3
  • Deloitte 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 45
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 31
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 837
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Two elective career courses Individual advising Student Peer Consultants Required appointment for all Business freshmen Yearly required resume review On- and off-campus recruiting Two job fairs Two industry trips to NYC Six industry days: Accounting/Finance; IT; Consulting; Marketing; International Business; Entertainment Alumni Mock Interviews & Networking Workshops & Panels Assessments: MBTI, Strong, CareerLeader Subscriptions to online resources: Going Global, InterviewStream, Vault CareerInsider, CareerShift

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$40,649
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $40,132
  • Fees $517
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$40,649
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $40,132
  • Fees $517
43% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 7% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 75%
  • Merit 25%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://american.edu/financialaid
Scholarships
$10,075,572
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$9,661,701
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Kogod School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
35% 32
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
50% 29
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
Kogod School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
14% Less than 20 Students 2% More than 50 Students
84% 21 to 50 students
29 Average number of students in non-business required electives
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum
Degrees Offered
  • BS in Business Administration
  • BS in Accounting
  • BS in Finance
  • BS in Business, Language and Culture Studies
  • BS in Business and Entertainment
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
83% 83
39% 39
Prominent Faculty
  • Are work study or co-ops available? No
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

Students

37% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 36% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1285 75th Percentile Score on SAT 29 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
64% 64
Hispanic
11% 11
Asian American
8% 8
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
12%
9%
45%
7%
9%
19%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
74% 74
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
26% 26
Canada
1% 1
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
19 Average age of full-time students
88% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
75% 75
82% 82

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 11,441
Alumni Donations
$2,362 Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Robert Kogod

    Former Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Charles E. Smith Companies

  • Gary Cohn

    President and Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs