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Why You'll Love Kogod

At Kogod, we believe that business is a force for meaningful change. If you're inspired to make a difference, we think you'll love it here too!

Unparalleled Access
We have the connections.

Our connections in Washington, DC, and beyond and our small class sizes let you create meaningful relationships with professors and peers that will last a lifetime.

Our Approach to Learning
Our programs are hands-on.

At Kogod, you’ll have opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom to get real-world experience, including internships, pro bono projects, co-op programs, and so much more.

We're Good at What We Do
Check out our rankings.

Kogod is globally recognized for our world-class programs, exemplary faculty, and successful graduates. But don’t just take our word for it. See what the top rankings institutions have to say about us.

At Kogod, I was able to form strong connections with my professors that not only provided me with their support and wisdom but also taught me the craft of business that I know would ultimately set me up for success on the job post-graduation."

Joyce Chen

Joyce Chen

Current Kogod Student

What Makes Us Proud

Our best accomplishments are our students' accomplishments. But every now and then, we also remember that we have some pretty great things to be proud of too.

52% Women
Leader in Diversity

We are one of the most diverse business schools in the nation.

1st in the US
Leader in Sustainability

American University is the first carbon-neutral university in the United States.

1st in DC
65 Years old

Kogod is the oldest accredited business school in DC.

Speaking of Our Students' Accomplishments...

Beacon blue truck
May 24, 2021
Kogod Partners with Fortune 500 Company for Summer Internship Program

For the third summer, Beacon Building Products will be welcoming Kogod students as paid interns....

Kogod student Yara Doumit
April 29, 2021
Leadership Through Service

Yara Doumit channels her energy toward helping others after her home country, Lebanon, experiences...

Left to Right: Gabrielle Williams, Kishori Turner, and Frederick Zaegel
March 31, 2021
Where They Are Today, You Might Be Tomorrow

Kogod checks in with 2020 graduates one full year after our world shifted due to the COVID-19...

Nadeeya Harrison
March 18, 2021
Open Network, Open Possibilities

Kogod accounting student Nadeeya Harrison knows first-hand that every interaction is an opportunity...

Ani Khachikian (center)
March 11, 2021
Giving Back to DC

Kogod graduate student ambassador Ani Khachikian gives back to the DC community through her...

Miguel Wilson and Kyle Bardell
February 25, 2021
Kogod in the Community

Kogod’s Center for Business Communications peer consultants connect and instill confidence in DCPS...

After Kogod

What happens after Kogod?

Working, in Grad School, or Both

Six months after graduation, 92% of our graduates reported positive outcomes!

Graduate Certificates

Our alumni are professionally competitive through our complementary graduate certificates.

Alumni Support
Continued Career Support

Our alumni have continued access to our dedicated career services office and global network of more than 20,000 Kogod alumni.