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Taxation at American University

If you plan to study taxation, take a look at what American University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

The American University is located in Washington, District of Columbia and approximately 14,001 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Taxation section at the bottom of this page.

The American University Taxation Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Taxation

The American University Taxation Rankings

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Taxation Student Demographics at The American University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the taxation majors at American University.

The American University Taxation Master’s Program

42% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 12 taxation majors earned their master's degree from The American University. Of these graduates, 58% were men and 42% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 46% men graduate in taxation each year. The American University does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 13% more men than average.


In the taxation master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 13% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American University with a master's in taxation.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Careers That Taxation Grads May Go Into

A degree in taxation can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for American University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Accountants and Auditors 10,590 $98,130
Financial Examiners 610 $157,860
Tax Preparers 250 $97,070


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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