American University

American University

Full member



Basic facts

Complete Name and Acronym (in original language):
American University
Complete Name and Acronym (in English language):
American University
Year of Foundation:
1914
Year of Admission as CILECT Member:
2006
Agency (-ies) Who Awarded the State Accreditation:
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Name of Director:
Dean Jeffrey Rutenbeck
Address :
4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20016-8017
Country:
United States
Website:

Mission & Strategy

AU's School of Communication inspires leaders through excellence in teaching, research, creativity and unique real-world opportunities. Film & Media Arts students learn to present truth to power. We believe that powerful films, images, and stories can play a key role in fostering conservation and bringing about change. We are committed to raising awareness and empowering action through the innovative use of media.

Financing

Sources of financing

Percentage of the Total

Types of financing

Percentage of the Total

Degree areas

MA in Film and Video (Full time, 36 credits, 24 months, Full-Time)
MA in Game Design (36-credit hour program , Full-Time)
MA in Producing Film, Television and Video (Saturdays, 30 credits, 20 months, Full-Time)
MFA in Film and Electronic Media (Full time, 51 credits, 36 months, Full-Time)

Non-degree courses

Student incentives

Staff

Full-time
Part-time
Professors (incl. Full, Associate & Adjunct):
15
0
Teaching Assistants:
0
27
Industry Professionals:
3
0
Administrative Staff:
4
0
Technical Staff:
10
0

Key teaching staff (Tenure Staff and/or Industry Professionals)

Facilities, equipment & production

Area:

Library & Film/DVD Archive:

Number of Volumes

Technical Facilities:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*30 sq.m.

Camera Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 3*Canon EOS 6D, 5*ARRI D21

Editing Stations :

Number and Type
Example: 2*AVID

Sound Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Sennheiser Mic

Visual Effects Stations:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Apple iMac

Production Design Equipment:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*20 sq.m.

Total Annual Production:

Hours

Past successful graduates

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