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American University of Rome Students are

  • Explorers
  • Adventurers
  • Diverse
  • Curious
  • Seekers
  • Extraordinary
  • Uncommon
  • Remarkable

About the American University of Rome

Since 1969, The American University of Rome has provided an American liberal arts education to students from all over the world seeking a unique and extraordinary educational experience. It is the oldest American degree-granting institution in Rome, Italy. Overlooking the historical center of Rome, The American University of Rome is a traditional American college located on top of the Eternal City’s highest hill, offering a spectacular view of the city and the surrounding hills. AUR’s richly diverse community of global explorers receive more than just a university education – they live and learn within an inclusive, culturally stimulating environment that fosters a spirit of discovery and intellectual curiosity with a global outlook. AUR’s focus on experiential learning affords students the opportunity to reap full benefit from Rome’s historical, political, and social wealth while our geographical location opens Europe and beyond to academic & cultural exploration. AUR’s liberal arts roots, with its concentration on broad cross-disciplinary knowledge and deep-disciplinary expertise, prepares graduates to enter an ever-changing career marketplace with the confidence, knowledge, and skills not only to succeed but to position themselves for lives and careers of purpose.

Total Student Population Approximately 600
260 Undergraduate Students
40 Graduate and Law Students

Diversity at the American University of Rome

  • 20% Students of Color
  • 85% International Students

Top Majors at the American University of Rome

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