American University is a 4-year private school located in Washington, DC. It is a suburban college that enrolls 8,527 undergraduate students. Admissions is very selective as the American University acceptance rate is 32%.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to American University is Jan 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to American University is May 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to American University is 29. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into American University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 27 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 27 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1380 and Above
1180 to 1380
1180 and Less
The median SAT score for American University students is 1268. Applicants with SAT scores of 1380 and above have a good chance of being admitted to American University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1180 to 1380 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1180 have a low chance of being offered a spot at American University.
The annual list price to attend American University on a full time basis for in state students is $45,356. This fee is comprised of $42,556 for tuition, $1,181 room and board , $800 for books and supplies, and $819 for other fees. Out of state tuition for American University is $45,356, the same as DC residents.
Wondering what life at American University is like? There are approximately 14,318 students enrolled at American University, including 8,527 undergraduate students and 5,791 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from DC and 6% percent of students are from other states.
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