American University Comparison

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Location Washington, DC
Setting Large City
Students 14,311
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Status Non-profit

Costs

Tuition (In State) $47,640
Tuition (Out of State) $47,640
Room & Board $16,100
Avg Net Price $32,732
Avg Grant Aid $29,412
% Receiving Grant Aid 63%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 31.5%
Avg High School GPA 3.7
Admissions Standards Very High
Applicant Competition High
ACT Range 27/31
SAT Range 1220/1380
Application Deadline Jan 15, 2020

Outcomes

Graduation Rate 77%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $64,800
Making Student Loan Payments 80%
Median Student Loan Debt $24,250
Median Loan Payment $250
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/