American University

Tuition & Fees $46,615
Acceptance Rates 26 %
Student Population 13,858
Graduation Rates 81 %
Retention Rate 90 %

American University Academic Overview

American University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Washington, DC. It has a total enrollment of 13,858 including undergraduate and graduate schools and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 26 % last year.

2018 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2017-2018, American University tuition and fees are $46,615 for all students. For graduate school, its 2018 tuition and fees are $30,246 for all graduate students.

American University 2018 Tuition & Fees
[chart] American University 2017-2018 Tuition & Fees

Academic Statistics at American University

[chart] American University Academic Statistics
dAcceptance Rate for American University is 26 %.
Graduation Rate for American University is 81 %
Retention Rate for American University is 90 %
Student Population for American University is 13,858
Student to Faculty Rate for American University is 12 %

Offered Degrees At American University

American University offers 182 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at American University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate91
One but less than two years certificate50
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree590
Post Bachelor's Degree320
Master's Degree590
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship110
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Student Services

Next table lists student services provided by American University to its attendants.

Student Services at American University
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Library facilities at institutionHas own library

Special Learning Opportunities

American University offerers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs. Next table shows more special learning opportunities at American University.

Special Learning Opportunities at American University
Online ClassUnderGraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing

Additional Facts

Next table summarizes additional characteristics of American University including religious affiliation, institution's hospital, and more.

Additional Characteristics at American University
Religious AffiliationUnited Methodist
Historical Black School
Tribal School
Has Hospital
Offer Medical Degree
Board/Meal Plan
Dormitory Capacity3,721
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2017-2018 data and other data is from 2016-2017 data.