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American University


School Information

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001
P: (202) 885-1000
F: (202) 885-6014
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Large
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Doctoral/Research Universities
Religious Affiliation: United Methodist
Accrediting Agency: Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 13,618Total Students
  • 5,486Male Students
  • 8,132Female Students
  • 1,308Total Intl Students
  • 534Intl Male Students
  • 774Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 2,196Total Faculty
  • 1,176Male Faculty
  • 1,020Female Faculty
  • 12:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 38,071

Out of State Tuition

$ 800

Books & Supplies

$ 13,648

Room & Board

$ 1,134

Other Expenses

$ 53,653

Total

Admissions

18,706
total applicants

42%
admitted (7788)

8%
enrolled (1541)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
570-670
Math
600-700
Reading
580-680
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
26-30
Composite
24-29
Math
26-32
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Required
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Acoustics
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Curriculum and Instruction
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethics
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
European Studies/Civilization
Experimental Psychology
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Financial Mathematics
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
French Language and Literature
French Studies
General Literature
German Language and Literature
German Studies
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Intermedia/Multimedia
International and Comparative Education
International and Intercultural Communication
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Economics
International Law and Legal Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Language Interpretation and Translation
Latin American Studies
Law
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Personality Psychology
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Political Science and Government, Other
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Public Policy Analysis, General
Real Estate
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Russian Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Statistics, Other
Taxation
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Women's Studies

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