2020 Average Costs of Attendance

For academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees are $49,889 at American University. The typical costs for purchasing books and supplies for programs is $800. The total cost of attendance is $67,694 when a student lives on-campus and $67,694 when a student lives off-campus.
2020 Average Costs of Attendance at American University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Tuition & Fees$49,889$49,889
Books & Supplies$800$800
Room & Board$16,096$16,096
Other Living Expenses$909$909
Total Cost of Attendace (COA)$67,694$67,694

Career Programs at American University

American University offers 16 career courses through 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate, Associate's programs. Of that, 1 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 1 1 year Certificate. Next table summaries total number of completers by degree programs.
Total Number of Career Programs At American University
1 Year Certificate2 Years Certificate 4 Years CertificateAssociate's
Overall Programs105NOT OFFERED1
Next tables list each career program with offered degrees. The number on each columns denotes the number of completers on the program last year. The numbers includes completers through on-campus classes and partial online classes as well as only online classes.

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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Social Sciences

Key Stats of American University

The Acceptance ratio at American University is 36% and Graduation rate is 80%. Key academic stats at American University are listed in next table.
Key Academics Stats at American University
Acceptance Rate36%
Graduation Rate80%
Retention Rate88%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio8.33% (12 to 1)
Student Population14,311

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

American University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at American University
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes

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