Located in Washington, District Of Columbia, American University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 19,650 prospective students applied, and 12,594 were granted admission. Of those admitted 2,372 enrolled in the school. 11,240 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,612 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $52,542 plus fees of $792. AU is ranked 97 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.
AU is rated within the top 21% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated
Rankings for American University within the 2023 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.
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|Applications Due||Jan 15, 2024|
|Books and Supplies||$800|
|Room and Board||$15,150|
|Budget for Other Expenses||$1,228|
|Total One Year Cost||$70,512|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
|Visual and Performing Arts||6%|
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