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American Jewish University is a private institution that was founded in 1947. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 132, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 22 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. American Jewish University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 151. Its tuition and fees are $27,080 (2012-13).
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You are more than a test score. You are more than a number. You are more...and all of us at AJU know it! At AJU, you will embark upon a journey that will take you beyond the typical college experience. You will be given unparalleled opportunities to blossom into inspired and accomplished individuals. You will receive the kind of close, customized attention that is rare in most universities. You will grow into the person that you have always aspired to be, all within a contemporary, community-oriented Jewish environment.
What is more, AJU is not a religious institution, it is a Jewish one! We believe in learning as an intellectual and inspirational endeavor, one that can and should be pursued by individuals from all walks of life. 95% of our student population is Jewish, and our students come from a variety of backgrounds - Reform, Conservative, Modern Orthodox, Secular, etc. At the end of the day, what all of our students share is this: they connect with the warm, unique, caring environment at AJU. Our Jewish roots ground us; our openness defines us.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to American Jewish University, it's important to note the application deadline is May 31. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 31. The application fee at American Jewish University is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 94.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||94.9%|
|Application deadline||May 31|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||May 31|
The student-faculty ratio at American Jewish University is 8:1, and the school has 85.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at American Jewish University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Psychology; Social Sciences; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 89.8 percent.
American Jewish University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 132, with a gender distribution of 50.0 percent male students and 50.0 percent female students. At this school, 47.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 53.0 percent of students live off campus.
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|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
American Jewish University offers a number of student services including health service and health insurance. American Jewish University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at American Jewish University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At American Jewish University, 91.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $10,000.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$27,080 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$13,712 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data