American University

American University (referred to as American) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees at American University is $53,334. The school has a total enrollment of 14,001 and student to faculty ratio is 9.09% (11 to 1).

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Who Accredits American University

American University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1928 - Current).

American University Overview

American University (referred to as American) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees at American University is $53,334. The school has a total enrollment of 14,001 and student to faculty ratio is 9.09% (11 to 1).

American 2020 Key Statistics
Tuition & Fees$53,334
Acceptance Rate39%
Student Population14,001
Graduation Rate79%
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1

The undergraduate tuition & fees at American University is $53,334 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate tuition & fees at American University is $38,456 for academic year 2019-2020. American University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan. 44% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $31,174 (exclude student loans).

American 2020 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
Tuition & Fees$53,334
Graduate
Tuition & Fees$38,456
Average Financial Amount$31,174

The acceptance rate at American University is 39% and the admission yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 26%.
The average SAT score is 1,305 and the average ACT score is 30. American University accepts dual credit, advanced placement(AP) credits.

American 2020 Admission Statistics
Acceptance Rate39%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)26%
SAT Scores1,305
ACT Scores30

American University offers the distance education programs that all courses for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively. American University offers ROTC, study abroad, weekend/evening college, teacher certification program. On American University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.

Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at American
Distance Learning (Online Classes)
  • Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

American Key Statistics

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39%

Acceptance Rate

14,001

Total Number of Students

$53,334

Tuition & Fees

827

Total Full-time Faculties

11 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

79%

Graduation Rate

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