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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...

March 1, 2024
For Kogod’s Investment Fund Students, Learning is Collaborative

Students in the Kogod School of Business’s SMIF and REIT courses reflect on the inaugural SMIF-REIT...

February 21, 2024
Sustainability Management Students Encourage Sustainable 2024 With New Year’s Resolutions List

Sustainability management students Florence Vanderschueren, Savannah Haeger, Binderiya Usukhbayar,...

February 7, 2024
Kogod Online Students Combine Business and Culture on International Visits

Kogod School of Business professor of marketing Sarah Mady reflects on the recent immersion trips...

December 6, 2023
“We need more people to fight this fight.”

Gabriela Vidad ‘23 reflects on the Kogod School of Business program, the intersection of...

November 8, 2023
Students Make 90-Second Case For Social Change in First Changemaker Challenge

Kogod School of Business pitch competition draws 30 contestants, with $5,000 in prize money on the...

November 8, 2023
Kogod in Practice Consultants Help AU Alum and Small Business Owner Grow Client Base

Kogod School of Business student consultants provide valuable support while gaining hands-on...

After Kogod

What happens after Kogod?

92%
Working, in Grad School, or Both

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

6
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.