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Washington College of Law American University

  • Washington, DC
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 1,761
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
      Master of Laws/Master of Public Administration (LL M/MPA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
      Master of Laws/Master of Public Policy (LL M/MPP)
      Master of Laws/Master of Business Administration (LL M/MBA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Policy (JD/MPP)
    • International Legal Studies Certificate
      Master of Laws (LL M)
    • Advocacy Master of Laws (LL M)
    • Law And Government Master of Laws (LL M)
    • Judicial Sciences Doctor of Juridical Sciences (SJD)
    • Human Rights And The Law Certificate
    • Law Juris Doctor (JD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 153
    • Doctoral Degrees 472
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 6,531
    • Accepted 2,040
    • Acceptance Rate 31
    • Enrolled 431
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesJD
    • Doctoral's DegreesLSAT (for JD)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesJD
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$430.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1761
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1761
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino15%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown14%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty242
    • Full-time Percentage32%
    • Part-time Percentage68%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHuman rights and international law, administrative law, intellectual law, clinical programs
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Washington College of Law

American University

Suite 366 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8181
United States

Claudio Grossman

Dean

Phone: 202-274-4004
Fax: 202-274-4005
Email: grossman@wcl.american.edu

Akira Shiroma

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Phone: 202-274-4101
Fax: 202-274-4107
Email: shiroma@wcl.american.edu



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