Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 44, Large

American University

Washington, D.C. [South Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 4 for career development
American University's Office of Information Technology aims to challenge its IT team with frequent new projects and initiatives. IT employees can also participate in trade conferences, training programs, networking events and mentoring programs. The Washington, D.C., institution offers a generous retirement plan, and employees, their spouses and children enjoy full tuition remission. In addition, employees can take any course at the university, not just courses that are job-related.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 5,127

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 114

IT employee turnover in 2014: 9%

IT promotions in 2014: 14%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 6

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $1,946