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American University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

American Address

General information:(202) 885-1000
Financial aid office:(202) 885-6100
Admissions office:(202) 885-6000University Homepage

Tuition + American Housing (2013-2014)

Undergrad Application Fee: $70
Grad Application Fee:$65

Tuition Prepaid:Yes
Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:3,977
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 7,872
# of Grad students: 6,045
# of Part time: 3
Total Students: 13,917




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

69% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $887

6% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $926

71% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $21,807

56% receive student loans and the average amount is $8,424Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Doctoral/Research Universities
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Average ACT: 27.0

Special Programs

Law Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

38% men vs 46% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:6,580
Women Applicants:10,965
Men Admitted:2,473
Women Admitted:5,093

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Day Care On Campus


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