Acceptance Rate 36 %
SAT Average 1,300
Tuition & Fees $51,361
Student Population 14,311
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $26,636
American University 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 2021 tuition & fees are $51,361 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 14,311 students are enrolled. 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 the major programs on the area of study page.
For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of American University are $51,361. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $35,524 on average.
The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics 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. The average received amount of financial aid is $26,636 and 56% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 14,311 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
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 14,311
Student to Faculty Ratio for American University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $26,636 at American University.
Financial Aid Amount
American offers 199 major programs through online and on-site education where 22 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
|Award Level||Total Number of Programs||Available Online Class|
|Less than one year certificate||12||1|
|One but less than two years certificate||4||0|
|Post Bachelor's Degree||38||4|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||12||1|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||1||0|
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.
|Online Class||Undergraduate , Graduate|
|ROTC||Army, Air Force|
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,104)
American University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
|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||✔|
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