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American University

Department of Accounting

Washington, DC

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Overview

American University / Department of Accounting is located in Washington, DC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Taxation Taxation
(Certificate) Accounting Forensic accounting
Master of Science (MS) Accounting Accounting
(Certificate) Taxation Tax

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 49
Other Advanced Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

129
Applied
99
Accepted
30
Enrolled
77%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT/GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, interview, personal statement, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

133
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.02%
Black or African American 15.79%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.26%
Unknown 1.5%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 11
Male (14)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Harmonization of international accounting standards, federal accounting and financial reporting, taxation of U.S. corporations doing business abroad, tax planning for real estate transactions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Kogod Building
Washington, DC  20016-8044
United States
Contact Dr. Donald T. Williamson
Chair, Department of Accounting
Email: kogodgrad@american.edu
Phone: 202-885-1900

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