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Basic Statistics

School Contact
American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
United States
(202) 885-1000
General Statistics
Control:Private Non-Profit
Setting:Large city
Academic Calendar:Semester
General Religion:Protestant
Specific Religion:United Methodist Church
Cost Statistics
In-State Tuition:$40,649
Out-of-State Tuition:$40,649
Room & Board:$14,180
Books & Supplies:$800
Student Body Statistics
Full-Time Undergrads:6,970
Part-Time Undergrads:329
Male Undergrads:2,961
Female Undergrads:4,338
Total Grad Students:5,605
Full-Time Grad Students:3,181
Part-Time Grad Students:2,424

Financial Aid Statistics

General Information
Financial Aid Forms Deadline:February 15
Tuition Guaranteed Plan:Not Available
Prepaid Tuition Plan:Available
Tuition Payment Plan:Available
In-State Tuition:$40,649
Out-of-State Tuition:$40,649
Contact Financial Aid
Phone:(202) 885-6500
Aid/Loans Federal Grant Aid Institution Grant Aid State Grant Aid Student Loans Total ?
Average Amount $4,653 $19,506 $606 $4,704 $24,294
% Students That Got It 24% 74% 4% 67% 84%

NOTE: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify.

Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:17,545
Male Applicants:6,580
Female Applicants:10,965
Total Acceptances:7,566
Male Acceptances:2,473
Female Acceptances:5,093
Acceptance Rate:43%
Yield: ? 22%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(202) 885-6000
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:Yes
Application Fee:$70
Application Web
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Early DecisionJanuary 15February 15
Regular Decision January 15 April 1
Must-Reply-By May 1 or within 4 weeks of notification thereafter
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:1,627
Full-Time Male Enrollment:556
Full-Time Female Enrollment:1,068
Part-Time Male Enrollment:0
Part-Time Female Enrollment:3
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? Not Reported
Applicants Accepting: ? Not Reported
Students Enrolled: ? Not Reported
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:1,470
Applicants Accepted:910
Students Enrolled:318

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 590 - 690 570 - 660 580 - 680 1740 - 2030 (2400)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 26 - 33 24 - 28 8 - 10 26 - 30 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:50%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:67%
Students Submitting ACT:35%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
Not Reported
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