StudentsReview :: American University - Social Life Ratings
Search for Schools by Region

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
George Washington University -- District of Columbia, DC
Boston University -- Boston, MA
Georgetown University -- District of Columbia, DC

  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.

American University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at American

By Gender
By Major
Business - Management and AdministrationB-
Civil EngineeringF
Computer ScienceA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Music - PerformanceF
Political ScienceB+
PreLaw and LegalC-
Public PolicyB-
School of InformationA-

Against similar schools

Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

American University
Average of All Schools
Average of schools in class

Harvard University
New York University
Boston University
Cornell University
Northeastern University
Yale University
Brown University

Social Life

... Unlike the academic aspect, the social life at AU isn't that great ...Read full comment
... The social scene is really great - campus is removed enough from downtown that students still form strong bonds on campus, but close enough that ...Read full comment
... There isn't a big social scene, and do not plan on being able to approach people ...Read full comment
... AU has plenty of opportunities from what I can see in IR, Social Sciences program in our School of Public Affairs (SPA), and Kogod School of Busi...Read full comment
... I also had time to socialize and develop enduring friendships...Read full comment
... You will find yourself wondering how in the Hell 70% of the kids here passed High School, and the other 30% are socially inept ...Read full comment
... +Ugly campus Mediocre: + Social Life ...Read full comment
... Socially, AU is a very diverse school ...Read full comment
... Social scene is mediocre as well because it is a dry campus and the school does not help with off-campus housing ...Read full comment
... Everyone here is stuck up, pretentious and socially inept ...Read full comment
... Social life here is also brilliant ...Read full comment
... The social lifestyle at AU is awful ...Read full comment
... It's a great school socially and academically ...Read full comment
... As far as social life, American is home to a number of Greek organizations but, you do not need to participate to go to parties or have a soci...Read full comment
... Social sciences, international relations, and languages are good ...Read full comment
American University
Compare AmericanSave American

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→

• What college is right for you?
When thinking about their choices for colleges, many students and pare... more→