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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...

May 10, 2022
Understanding Connections Between Language, Culture, and the Consumer

Recent Kogod School of Business MS in marketing graduate Kylah Williams will use her love of the...

May 10, 2022
Kogod's Race in the Marketplace Course Is Invaluable for All AU Students

Kogod School of Business students learn to think critically about cultures and the marketplace.

May 2, 2022
The Kogod School of Business Fosters Connections, Confidence, and Courage

Kogod School of Business MBA student Janaya Reid discusses the importance of gender and race...

May 2, 2022
Kogod School of Business Students Gain Practical Learning Experience with Alumna-Led Firm

Undergraduate and graduate students worked with alumna author and entrepreneur to develop...

February 14, 2022
All American Love Story: Ellen and Mark Levine

For the Levine family, American University is a family affair.

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May 24, 2021
The Kogod School of Business Partners with Fortune 500 Company for Summer Internship Program

For the third summer, Beacon Building Products will be welcoming Kogod School of Business students...

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.