Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2021-2022, 1,409 students out of 1,781 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at American University. By gender, 479 male and 930 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period. Its graduation rate is around the average rate when comparing similar colleges (76.89% in average - private (not-for-profit) Research University (high research activity)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total1,7811,40979.11%
Men62647976.52%
Women1,15593080.52%
American University graduate rate

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 100.00%, rate of Asian students is 80.88%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 73.83%, rate of Hispanic students is 75.24%, rate of White students is 80.60%, rate of Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 100.00%, rate of Two or More Race students is 73.63%, and rate of Unknown students is 70.37% at American University.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native100.00%(1/1) - 100.00%(1/1)
Asian80.88%(110/136) 81.58%(31/38) 80.61%(79/98)
Black (Non-Hispanic)73.83%(79/107) 75.86%(22/29) 73.08%(57/78)
Hispanic75.24%(158/210) 69.44%(50/72) 78.26%(108/138)
White80.60%(918/1,139) 78.60%(338/430) 81.81%(580/709)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander100.00%(1/1) - 100.00%(1/1)
Two or More Race73.63%(67/91) 59.26%(16/27) 79.69%(51/64)
Unknown70.37%(19/27) 88.89%(8/9) 61.11%(11/18)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity
American University graduate rate by race

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 1,320 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 76 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 1,333 students graduated within 6 years (or 150% normal time).
Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate

A non-resident alien student is not a US citizen/green card holder and studies with a student visa, such as an F visa, in the United States. At American University, 56 of 69 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 81.16%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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