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The American University of Rome Stats, Info and Facts

The American University of Rome is the oldest, private, independent American institution of higher education in Rome, Italy, offering undergraduate liberal arts and business programs to degree-seeking and study abroad students from around the world.

- Bachelor's degrees (B.A.) are earned in: Archaeology and Classics, Art History, Business Administration, Communication, Film and Digital Media, Fine Arts, International Relations and Global Politics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Italian Studies, and Religious Studies.

- Associate degrees (A.A.) are earned in International Business and Liberal Studies.

- Master's degrees (M.A.) are earned in Arts Management, Food Studies, Sustainable Cultural Heritage and Religious Studies.

Students study at AUR because they appreciate the University's location, the intimacy of scale and warmth of our community, our student-centered and interdisciplinary academic approach and the experiential learning dimensions of our programs.

Students have the opportunity to meet and befriend their peers who come to AUR from over 40 countries. They benefit from learning in every venue: in their classrooms, in their everyday lives in the city, through internships and on learning excursions in Italy and beyond. AUR students find the academic, cultural and personal challenge they are seeking for their university education, supported by our outstanding international faculty and staff.

The University is situated on top of the Janiculum, Rome's highest hill. Our location offers a spectacular view of Rome and the surrounding hills and proximity to two large parks, historical landmarks, diplomatic residences and international academies. In short, it is a wonderful site for students seeking to live and learn in a beautiful urban and intercultural environment.

Studying at AUR is undoubtedly an exceptional educational experience and, for many students, the time spent in the uniquely energizing city of Rome is a life-transforming experience.

The American University of Rome has full American regional accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and is licensed by the State of Delaware Department of Education to award Associate, Bachelor's and Master's Degrees. AUR is incorporated in the District of Columbia as a not for profit institution.

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  • Julia from Gainesville, FL
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  • The community is indeed very international, from the staff to faculty to student body. However; the campus is extremely small and classes can feel trivial at times--definitely not as challenging…

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