American Jewish University
Los Angeles, CA 90077-1519


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 159
Religious affiliation Jewish
Students with disability 20%
Student to faculty ratio 4:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 100 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

American Jewish University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 97 applications and 58 students were granted admission. American Jewish University is at the #58 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, American Jewish University's tuition was $28,992 for all students regardless of residency (8.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 82% of American Jewish University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 27% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,625 (which is 5.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at American Jewish University in 2016-2017, was 6, which is 55% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,426 (which is 41.9% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, American Jewish University has enrolled a total of 159 students (150 students full-time and 9 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 159 students, 8 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 65 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 94 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Race/ethnicity unknown: 70%

White: 15%

Non-resident alien: 6%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 3%

Hispanic: 2%

Black/African American: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%


Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at American Jewish University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 45% 71
Theology And Religious Vocations 11% 18
Education 9% 14
English Language And Literature/letters 4% 6
Psychology 4% 6
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 4
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 1% 2
Social Sciences 1% 2
Philosophy And Religious Studies 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of American Jewish University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Campus Location

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