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American University’s Kogod School of Business


Contact our general manager with any questions. Profile updated: April 14, 2022.

School Data

Annual Tuition: $91,434

Annual Tuition Non-Resident: $91,434

Acceptance Rate: 31%

Full-Time Enrollment: 12

Average GPA: 3.56

Median GMAT: 540

International: 50%

Minority: 16%

Female: 25%

Male: 75%

Average Age: 29

Application Deadlines: Fall 2022: Round 1 - November 15, 2021 | Round 2 - January 15, 2022 | Round 3 - March 15, 2022 | Round 4 - May 15, 2022

The Kogod MBA core curriculum is designed to build foundation analytical skills in economics, accounting, and quantitative methods, as well as, conceptual and critical thinking abilities in strategic thinking and decision-making. The school’s elective portfolio provides students the opportunity to choose from a selection of courses at Kogod or other AU graduate schools, focus on a particular concentration, or design their own concentration.

To hone professional skills, Kogod requires MBA students to complete courses and engage in individual coaching for career management and professional development.

The 49 credit Full-time program is typically completed in 21 months, with the majority of core courses taken in the first year

Contact Information

4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington D.C. 20016
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From The School:

Business is a force for meaningful change at the Kogod School of Business. We will help you master the business skills that you will need to address the world’s most pressing challenges. We’re good at what we do, but don’t just take our word for it—we’re recognized globally for our world-class programs, exemplary faculty, and successful graduates. Our eight graduate programs each focus on real-world experience because we believe that people learn best by doing. Hands-on learning is at the heart of all of our programs, and our location in Washington, DC gives our students access and opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else. Whether you are looking to change careers or launch yourself into the next level of your existing path, Kogod has a program and the experts suited for you. Our part-time, full-time, and online options allow our students to have the flexibility they need so that they can maintain a well-rounded lifestyle. Our entrepreneurship incubator, career center, center for professionalism, pro-bono consulting opportunities, and international and local immersion experiences will offer you the leg up you need in any area. We can’t wait to meet you and help you get started on the exciting journey that awaits you!

American University’s Kogod School of Business believes in using business as a force for meaningful change. The school equips and empowers its community to make a difference in the world through the knowledge, skills, and experience it offers. Graduates are leaders on Wall Street and in the corporate world, but also work for non-profits, government agencies, and social-service organizations.

Kogod fosters a diverse and inclusive environment—an endeavor we believe deepens our understanding of the complex, global business world. Students work alongside professors on hands-on projects, grounding our programs in experiential, applied learning. Our faculty and staff help build the path from passion to success, offering students the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to turn aspirations into outcomes.

Kogod is the oldest accredited business school in Washington, DC. The school is accredited by...

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