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American University Admissions Stats

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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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  • chace from mukwonago, wi
  • Apr-30-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    apply for all of the honors programs- one of the only ways to earn a merit award here.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jan-18-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Be open to being in a more urban setting

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  • from San Diego, CA
  • Nov-15-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Know what you want to do, where you want to live, and what makes you happy.

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