Total Enrollment 12,241
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 13 : 1

American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001
(202) 885-1000

The mission of the university center is to provide a welcoming environment for AU students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors and to support programs, activities and services that promote community, individual growth, responsible citizenship, and a global perspective. Role of the University Center *The Center is the community meeting point of the university, for all members of the university family-- students, faculty, administration, alumni, and guests. It is not just a building; it is also an organization and a program. Together they represent a well - considered plan for the community life of the university. *As the "town square" of more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Less than one year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus Setting City: Large
Disability Services Student 4%
Yearly Application Deadline November 1
Admissions Office Phone 202-885-6000
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $60

In order to be accepted to American University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
American University SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 590
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 700
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 580
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 670
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 580
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 690
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 26
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 30
ACT English (25th Percentile) 26
ACT English (75th Percentile) 32
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 24
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 29
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