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42%

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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
American University
  • Located in Washington, DC
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 12,795 students enrolled
  • 42% admitted
  • $40,132 annual cost to attend

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Lala from Atlanta, GA
  • Dec-26-2014 I am a current student here

    A lot of people come to AU for SIS (international relations), so for the most part everyone you talk to basically says they are in SIS. That's what the school is known for. The school provides a lot of opprutonities, but you have to look for them.

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  • Antoinette from LA Fayette, NY
  • Dec-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Work hard in high school; higher grades equals more scholarships. Visit the campus! This is true of all schools! Make sure you can picture yourself there before you commit! Don't underestimate any school, American is known for its international studies program, but our science and math programs are outstanding also! When you get to college, make sure to have fun in addition to your studies!

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