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American University

  • Address: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
  • City: Washington
  • State: District of Columbia
  • ZIP: 20016-8
  • website: WWW.AMERICAN.EDU
  • Active in current year: Yes
  • Less than one year certificate: Yes
  • One but less than two years certificate: Yes
  • Associate's degree: Yes
  • Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Control of institution: Private not-for-profit
  • Highest level of offering: Doctor's degree
  • Medical degree: No
  • Open admission policy: No
  • County: District Of Columbia
  • Open to the general public: Yes
  • Status: Active
  • 2 but less than 4 years certificate: No
  • Bachelor's degree: Yes
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate: Yes
  • Master's degree: Yes
  • Post-master's certificate: No
  • Doctor's degree - research/scholarship: Yes
  • Doctor's degree - professional practice: Yes
  • Doctor's degree - other: No
  • Other degree: No

Degree Levels

Liberal Arts and Sciences+
Biological and Biomedical Sciences+
Business+
Communication & Journalism+
Communications Technologies+
Computer and Information Sciences +
Cultural & Ethnic+
Education+
English Language and Literature+
Foreign Languages+
Health Professions +
History+
Law Enforcement & Protective Service+
Legal Professions +
Liberal Arts and Sciences+
Mathematics and Statistics+
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies+
Natural Resources +
Philosophy & Religious Studies+
Physical Sciences+
Psychology+
Social Sciences+
Visual and Performing Arts+
Biological and Biomedical Sciences+
Business+
Communication & Journalism+
Communications Technologies+
Computer and Information Sciences +
Cultural & Ethnic+
Education+
English Language and Literature+
Family and Consumer Sciences+
Health Professions +
History+
Law Enforcement & Protective Service+
Legal Professions +
Mathematics and Statistics+
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies+
Natural Resources +
Philosophy & Religious Studies+
Physical Sciences+
Psychology+
Public Administration +
Social Sciences+
Visual and Performing Arts+
Biological and Biomedical Sciences+
Communication & Journalism+
History+
Law Enforcement & Protective Service+
Legal Professions +
Psychology+
Public Administration +
Social Sciences+
Legal Professions +

No Info For Doctor's degree-other

Cultural & Ethnic+
Education+
Foreign Languages+
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies+
Philosophy & Religious Studies+
Social Sciences+
Education+

No Info For less than 4-year certificate

Business+
Communication & Journalism+
Communications Technologies+
Cultural & Ethnic+
Education+
Family and Consumer Sciences+
Foreign Languages+
Health Professions +
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies+
Natural Resources +
Philosophy & Religious Studies+
Public Administration +
Social Sciences+
Visual and Performing Arts+

No Info For Post-master's certificate

Admission Rates

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 2374 3842 6216
Undergraduate 3274 5392 8666
All students total 5648 9234 14882

Financial aid

Types of aid Total
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid 86%
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded federal, state, local or institutional grant aid 75%
Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded $24,156
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded federal grant aid 20%
Average amount of federal grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $4,513
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded Pell grants 20%
Average amount of Pell grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $4,375
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded other federal grant aid 1%
Average amount of other federal grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $2,000
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded state/local grant aid 5%
Average amount of state/local grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $742
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded institutional grant aid 74%
Average amount of institutional grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $23,208
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded student loans 58%
Average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $7,879
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded federal student loans 58%
Average amount of federal student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $5,602
Average amount of other student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates 7%
Average amount of other student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $20,048

Cost

campus off campus
in-district $62272 $62272
in-state $62272 $62272
out-of-state $62272 $62272
in-district(With Family) - $47274
in-state(With Family) - $47274
out-of-state(With Family) - $47274

Enrollment Ratio

American Indian or Alaska Native

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 7 26 33
Undergraduate 8 23 31
All students total 15 49 64

Black or African American

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 186 499 685
Undergraduate 185 388 573
All students total 371 887 1258

Asian

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 114 225 339
Undergraduate 166 400 566
All students total 280 625 905

Hispanic or Latino

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 196 338 534
Undergraduate 351 620 971
All students total 547 958 1505

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 4 6 10
Undergraduate 2 3 5
All students total 6 9 15

White

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 1041 1454 2495
Undergraduate 1893 2851 4744
All students total 2934 4305 7239

Two or more races

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 41 69 110
Undergraduate 110 278 388
All students total 151 347 498

Race/ethnicity unknown

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 476 724 1200
Undergraduate 208 309 517
All students total 684 1033 1717

Nonresident alien

Type Of Students Men Women/th> Total
Graduate 309 501 810
Undergraduate 351 520 871
All students total 660 1021 1681

Application Requirements

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Completion of college-preparatory program

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Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc)

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TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

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SAT Scores

Category Critical Reading Math Writing
25th percentile 590 560 26
75th percentile 690 650 31

ACT Scores

Category Composite English Math Writing
25th percentile 26 24 0 0
75th percentile 32 28 0 0

Admission Rates

Type Of Students Men Womem Total
Graduate 2374 3842 6216
Undergraduate 3274 5392 8666
All students total 5648 9234 14882

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