The American University of Rome (AUR) is an independent, coeducational institution. The campus is comprised of three buildings and is located on the crest of Rome’s highest hill, The Janiculum, on the left bank of the Tiber River, just a few minutes walk from the historic Trastevere district. The school has a complete range of facilities, classrooms, offices, an extensive library, student lounge, computer center, and auditorium. Surrounded by its own garden, the campus is close to major parks. Its neighbors include The American Embassy to the Holy See and the American Academy in Rome. The location also offers a full range of amenities including restaurants, cafes, theater, shopping, and housing. AUR is a small school with a student body of approximately 500 regular and visiting students, serving primarily as an overseas study center for American colleges and a degree granting institution for Italian and international students.