American Campus Life

Campus HousingYes (Capacity: 4,682)
Meal PlanYes (Cost: $6,104)
Religious AffiliationUnited Methodist
NCAAPatriot League
ROTCArmy, Air Force

American Campus Housing and Meal Plan

American University offers campus housing (college-owned, operated, or affiliated) and it's total dormitory capacity is 4,682 (approximately 32.72 % students are living in the housing facilities). The average room & board charge for academic year 2019-2020 is $16,100. In addition, the school has meal plans for all students and the average charge for the meal plans is $6,104 annually.

Special Learning Opportunities

American University offers the online degrees and courses for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It provides the ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad 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. Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities at American University for academic year 2019-2020.
Special Learning Opportunities at American University
Online Degree ProgramUndergraduate, Graduate
Online CourseUndergraduate, 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)

On-Campus Student Services

American University provides number of student services including remedial education, academic/career counseling & wellness and employment for students . In addition, the school has on-campus daycare center for it's students, staffs, and faculties. It has own libraries on its campus. Next table lists student services provided at 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 institution

Sports Teams and Athletic Information At American University

American University is a member of National Athletic Association (NAA) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Next table describes sports and athletic information at American University campus.
Sports and Athletic Information
American University
Basketball1713Patriot League
Field Hockey023NCAA Division I-AAA
Lacrosse026NCAA Division I-AAA
Soccer3226NCAA Division I-AAA
Swimming and Diving2222NCAA Division I-AAA
Track and Field4442NCAA Division I-AAA
Volleyball014NCAA Division I-AAA
Wrestling200NCAA Division I-AAA

Veterans Benefits at American University

American University has programs, benefits, and services to veterans, military service members, and/or their families. You can check more information about veterans benefits at school's veterans webpage .
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 Service members Opportunity Colleges

Special Facts about American University

American University is an institution that opens to general public. It is religiously affiliated to United Methodist. The school does not offer medical degree and it does not have its own hospital. Next table shows additional and special facts about American University.
Additional Characteristics at American University
Religious AffiliationUnited Methodist
Historical Black School
Tribal School
Has Hospital
Offer Medical Degree

Academic Library Stats

American University has a library system that has 2 library branches and 798,081 physical, digital, and electronic books. Next table shows the statistics related to the academic libraries that American University has.
Academic Library Stats
American University
Number of Physical Books794,000
Number of Digital/Electronic Books4,081
Number of Digital/Electronic Databases401
Number of Physical Media35,958
Total Physical Library Collections (books and media)829,958
Total Electronic Library Collections (books and media)5,557
Total Physical Library Circulations (books and media)206,549
Total Electronic Library Circulations (books and media)339,782
Number of Branches and Independent Libraries2
Preservation ServiceNot Support
Virtual Reference ServiceSupport