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 20,036 prospective students applied, and 7,744 were granted admission. Of those admitted 1,607 enrolled in the school. 10,396 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,605 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $50,542 plus fees of $819. AU is ranked 71 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.
Students considering AU are frequently interested in these similar colleges.
AU is rated within the top 18% 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 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.
View the CollegeSimply ranking methodology.
|Applications Due||Jan 15, 2023|
Engage with counselors on a personal level to demonstrate your interest in their school and get answers to all of your admissions-related questions.
Sponsored by CollegeVine
|Books and Supplies||$800|
|Room and Board||$16,196|
|Budget for Other Expenses||$1,009|
|Total One Year Cost||$69,366|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
|Visual and Performing Arts||6%|