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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 18,545 prospective students applied, and 6,691 were granted admission. Of those admitted 1,754 enrolled in the school. 11,435 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,876 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $49,070 plus fees of $819. AU is ranked 90 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.
AU is rated within the top 20% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated
Rankings for American University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.
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|Applications Due||Jan 15, 2021|
|Books and Supplies||$800|
|Room and Board||$16,096|
|Budget for Other Expenses||$909|
|Total One Year Cost||$67,694|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
|Visual and Performing Arts||6%|