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American University is a Private, 4 years college located in Washington, District of Columbia. American ranked 51st in National Universities and 3rd in District of Columbia Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 14,001 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. American's acceptance rate is 64.00% last year (undergraduate school).
American University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
|Address||4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016-8001|
|Net Price Calculator||www.american.edu/financialaid/Net-Price-Calculator-Form.cfm|
|School Type||Private, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Research University (high research activity)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
The acceptance rate of American University is 64.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 19.00%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $61 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||64.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||19.00 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$70|
|Graduate Application Fees||$61|
Tuition & Fees
American's 2022 tuition & fees is $53,334 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $38,456.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$53,334|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$38,456|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 14,001 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,597 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. American has 7,953 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 6,048 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||189 Programs|
|Number of online programs||10 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
2 Year Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✗|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|