2018 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduate Per Credit Hour
For academic year 2017-2018, undergraduate tuition & fees at American University is $46,615. The undergraduate 2018-2019 estimated tuition & fees at American University is $48,446 . This cost is estimated based on the cost change rate of last year.
Tuition & Fees American University 2017-2018 Academic Year (Undergraduate)
YearTuition & FeesOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2016-2017$44,853$16,619
2017-2018$46,615$16,819
Change % 2017-20183.93%1.20%
2018-2019$48,446$17,021
***The estimated 2018-2019 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For graduate school, tuition and fees are $30,246 for academic year 2017-2018. The estimated graduate school tuition & fees at American University is $31,424 for academic year 2018-2019. This cost is estimated based on the cost change rate of last year.
Tuition & Fees American University 2017-2018 Academic Year (Graduate)
YearTuition & FeesOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2016-2017$29,112$16,619
2017-2018$30,246$16,819
Change % 2017-20183.90%1.20%
2018-2019$31,424$17,021
***The estimated 2018-2019 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours.
Per Credit Hour Charge At American University (2017-2018)
YearCost Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate2016-2017$1,467
2017-2018$1,642
2018-2019$1,838
Graduate2016-2017$1,579
2017-2018$1,642
2018-2019$1,708

The 2018 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 3.93% from the previous year. The graduate tuition has been risen by 3.90% from the previous year. The Living costs increased by 1.20% from the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay.


2018 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

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American University 2018 Costs of Attendance
Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$46,615$800 $16,819
Graduate$30,246 $800$16,819

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