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AMERICAN UNIVERSITY INFORMATION


American University is located in Washington, District of Columbia and is a private college. American University is a four year college and offers Bachelor's Degrees, Master's Degrees, Doctoral Degrees, and a number of different programs and courses.

American University is in a relatively urban area (in or near a city), which may be something you prefer if you like a city lifestyle as a student.

American University does not have a rolling admission policy, and you will want to make sure that you get your application in before January 15.

American University is a medium-sized college with an average enrollment of around 12,038 students.

American University accepts about 51% of its applicants on average, and 58% of the students receive some sort of financial aid for college at American University.

If you are looking for more information on financial aid at American University, you can may want to contact Brian LeeSang, who is the Director of Financial Aid at American University. You may also qualify for free grants for college in District of Columbia to attend American University.

You may also need to take one or more of the following tests to qualify for admission at American University:

  • ACT
  • SAT

If you are interested in joining the Army, American University does have an ROTC Army program that is available for attending students.

If you are interested in joining the Navy, American University does have an ROTC Navy program that is available for attending students.

If you have taken some advanced placement courses with an applicable test, or obtained credit from an other college, you may be eligible to transfer that credit to American University.

American University offers the following co-op opportunities and programs to its students:

  • Applied Arts
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences

American University offers the following extracurricular activities to its students:

  • Choral Groups
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Jazz Band
  • Literary Magazine
  • Music Ensembles
  • Music Theater
  • Opera
  • Pep Band
  • Radio Station
  • Sports
  • Student Film
  • TV Station
  • Yearbook

On a 4.0 scale, the average high school gpa for students that are entering American University is 3.42.

You may want to brush up on your ACT preparation as well, because the average ACT score for students that are entering American University is 27.

Don't forget to study for the SAT, because the average SAT score for students that are entering American University is 1223.

Do a lot of students come from out of state to attend American University? Well, about 85% of the student body at American University comes from outside the state of District of Columbia.

Are you thinking of joining a fraternity or a sorority while you are attending American University? You're not alone - about 18% of the students at American University join a fraternity or sorority.

Do a lot of the students at American University live on campus? Well, about 99% live on campus, while 1% live off campus and commute to school every day.

QUICK FACTS ABOUT AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

American University Address:


4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001
Phone: 202-885-1000
Fax: 202-885-2173
Web Site: http://www.american.edu

American University admission closing date:


January 15

Does American University offer Associate's degrees?


No

Does American University offer Bachelor's degrees?


Yes

Does American University offer Master's degrees?


Yes

Does American University offer Doctoral degrees?


Yes

American University graduation rate:


72%

American University retention rate:


86%

American University average high school GPA:


3.42

American University average ACT score:


27

American University average SAT score:


1223

American University tuition cost (estimate):


$29,673



Financial Aid is available only to those who qualify.

American University room & board cost (estimate):


$11,240

Is American University a private college?


Yes

Is American University a coed college?


Yes

American University school calendar:


Semester

Is American University a 2 year or 4 year college?


4 Years
Please Note: Length of programs pertain to finishing programs in normal time.

American University enrollment:


12,038 Students

Percentage of applicants accepted to American University


51%

Percentage of students at American University receiving financial aid:


58%

Percentage of African American students:


5.8%

Percentage of Native American students:


0.3%

Percentage of Asian students:


4.2%

Percentage of Hispanic students:


4.6%

Percentage of Caucasian students:


58.4%

Percentage of students living on campus:


99%

Percentage of students living off campus:


1%



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Data provided by Data-lists.com Universities and Colleges Database. Data last updated on 2007-10-18.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION

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