American University

Acceptance Rate 36 %
SAT Average 1,300
Tuition & Fees $49,889
Student Population 6,106
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $26,636

American Academic Overview

American University (American) is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Washington, District of Columbia. 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 2020 tuition & fees of American University is $49,889 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 6,106 students are enrolled into American. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 36% and the graduation rate is 79% last year.
The salary after graduation from American University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $67,700. You can check the average salary by major program at area of study page.

American 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, American University tuition and fees are $49,889 for all students. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $31,113 for all graduate students.
American University 2020 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] American University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at American

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at American. The acceptance rate of American is 36% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 26%. The average graduation rate is 79% and no students have transferred out from the school. Total 6,106 students are attending American including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $26,636 and 56 students received grants of scholarship aid (1.09% of total undergraduate students). Total 6,106 students are attending American including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
[Chart] American University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for American University is 36 %.
Graduation Rate for American University is 79 %
Retention Rate for American University is 88 %
Student Population for American University is 6,106
Student to Faculty Rate for American University is 12 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $26,636 at American University.

American University Directory Information

Directory Information - American University
Address4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016-8001
Online Applicationwww.american.edu/admissions/apply/index.cfm
Financial Aidwww.american.edu/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.american.edu/financialaid/Net-Price-Calculator-Form.cfm
Veterans Tuitionwww.american.edu/financialaid/veteransbenefits.cfm
Disability Servicewww.american.edu/ocl/asac/

Offered Degrees at American University

American offers 189 major programs through online and on-site education where 10 programs are available through distance learning. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Programs at American University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate101
One but less than two years certificate50
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree590
Post Bachelor's Degree371
Master's Degree658
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship110
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

American University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities at American University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,682)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,104)

Veterans Benefits

American University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits at American University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges