American Jewish University

country rank  1201
world rank  3540

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University Overview

Founded in 1947, American Jewish University is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Los Angeles (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), California. This institution also has a branch campus in Los Angeles. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, American Jewish University (AJU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Jewish religion. American Jewish University (AJU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 73 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. AJU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym AJU
Founded 1947
Motto The American Jewish University of Tomorrow

University Location

Address 15600 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles
90077-1519 California
United States
Tel +1 (310) 476 9777
Fax +1 (310) 440 1500
Other locations Los Angeles

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 15600 Mulholland Drive
Bel Air 90077
(310) 476 9777
888 853 6763

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment under-250
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Jewish Jewish

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to American Jewish University's Library
American Jewish University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 122,522 physical volumes, 2,114 physical media and 30 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
American Jewish University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 100 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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