American Jewish University (AJU)

15600 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA

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AJU is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Los Angeles, California, which is a predominantly urban area. The Jewish affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. The school's smaller size in terms of enrollment, around 200 students, offers students a more hands on education due to the number of students per class and easier access to faculty.

Areas of study offered at AJU include but are not limited to:

  • Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services
  • Rabbinical Studies
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Literature
  • Jewish Studies

Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the school. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 1408 to 1766 for the SAT exam and between 20 to 22 on the ACT is typical among students admitted to this school. This school has an admissions rate of 95 percent of which only 30 percent decided to enroll.

The cost of tuition is close to $28,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's tuition calculator to better understand their cost of attendance. AJU may provide financial aid for students who qualify as grants and loans.

Students can visit the AJU website to see a complete list of areas of study, programs, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the students AJU accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
  • Letters of Recommendation are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Recommended
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into AJU

The chances of getting into American Jewish University can be seen in the table below.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants100
Granted Admissions59 (59%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled23 (39%)

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at American Jewish University is about 200, with undergraduate students making up about 50% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $30,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Per unit charges are around $1,300 for part time students
  • The average estimated cost for on campus dorms & meals is listed to be around $17,000, the cost includes nineteen meals each week

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid88%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships88%$10,379
Receiving Student Loans36%$5,667

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 1.2%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, American Jewish University may offer student services including:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment

Graduation Rates

With a very high graduation rate of around 81%, AJU is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years69%
Graduating in 5 Years13%

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by American Jewish University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Education

English Language and Literature

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Psychology

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact American Jewish University for official up-to-date information.

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (310) 476-9777 x247

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (310) 476-9777 x252

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