Online Program Overview

American University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Washington, District of Columbia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2020-2021, the tuition & fees are $51,361 in average for all students.

It offers 191 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 13 programs - 7 Masters, 1 Doctorate, 4 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameAmerican University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC
Online Students1,307 Enrolled Online Exclusively
1,508 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$51,361
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Online Degree Programs
Total13 Programs
Masters7 Programs
Doctorate1 Programs
Post-Graduate4 Programs

2021 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 tuition & fees and costs trends last 5 years at American University . Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $51,361 for all students.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $1,684 for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,906 for all students.
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Undergraduate$44,853$46,615$48,459$49,889$51,361
Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Undergraduate$1,467$1,526$1,587$1,635$1,684
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

American University offers 191 degree programs through Certificate, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 13 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 7 Masters, 1 Doctorate, 4 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Online ProgramsNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED 714
Overall Programs1160 711337
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

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Distance Learning Program Student Population

At American University, there are 14,318 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 2,815 students were attending classes through distance learning (1,307 students are enrolled exclusively and 1,508 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment14,318
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,307
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,508
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses11,503
By student location, out of a total of 1,307 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 112 District of Columbia Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 967 students living in the U.S. States other than District of Columbia, and 25 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,307
District of Columbia Resident112
Other State In U.S.967
Outside of U.S.25
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,307
Undergraduate12
Graduate1,295
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses12
Degree/Certificate Seeking11
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking1


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