Tenley Campus: Building Opportunity

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American University Washington College of Law’s new Tenley Campus is a unique 8 ½-acre space one block from the AU-Tenleytown Metro station and a few stops from downtown Washington, D.C. Designed to facilitate student-faculty interaction, this new campus fulfills our long-held vision to create a legal center that inspires our entire community and reflects our proud history and promising future.

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Classes will begin at the new campus, located at 4300 Nebraska Ave., NW, on January 11, 2016.


Tenley Campus by the Numbers

8 ½ acre campus, 1 block from the AU-Tenleytown Metro Station

312,000 square feet of space across all buildings

37,000 square feet of teaching space

500-seat conference center, Grossman Hall

8,000 square feet of space for the Clinical Program

5 courtrooms – the largest being a technologically-equipped 60-seat courtroom for class, appellate, and mock courtroom activities

60-seat Atrium Café; 223-seat Dining Hall

847 seats in the 2 1/2 floor Pence Law Library

5,400 square foot outdoor courtyard


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