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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

Application Fees

$70
Undergrad Application Fee
$60
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20016-8001
Phone: (202) 885-6000
Admissions Phone: (202) 885-6000
General Site: WWW.AMERICAN.EDU
Admissions: http://www.american.edu/admissions/
Application: http://www.american.edu/admissions/apply.cfm

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Ethan from Anthem, AZ
  • Aug-04-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Make sure you are a fit. It seems like this place is heavily geared toward Washington DC Internships and Federal Jobs, Foreign Service etc.

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  • Abigail from Merrimack, NH
  • Jun-05-2014 I am a current student here

    1. Visit the school because you will get the know feeling. 2. Do not feel like you have to be involved in everything in college. In high school you might have been but in college find one or two things that you are really passionate about and dive full into them. 3. Say hi to everyone you know and meet as many people as you can.

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  • Unknown from American University
  • May-13-2014 I am a current student here

    If you love public affairs, and want to work in government, this is an excellent school for you. School of public affairs is in the top ten I'm the nation and so is the School of International Service. Huge ROTC presence as well. Very liberal so conservatives may feel like a minority but that is play because there are many events for conservatives on campus too. Many great speakers come to American every semester as well.

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  • Jonathan from Front Royal, VA
  • Apr-28-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Research early. Understand this University as early as possible, and make sure they know your interested

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