Online Program Overview

American University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Washington, District of Columbia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition & fees are $53,334 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
Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Address4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC
Online Students1,597 Enrolled Online Exclusively
3,012 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$53,334
Student to Faculty11:1 (9.09%)
Online Degree Programs
Total13 Programs
Masters7 Programs
Doctorate1 Programs
Post-Graduate4 Programs

2022 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $53,334 for all students.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $1,777 for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $2,067 for all students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
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
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.

You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
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Distance Learning Program Student Population

At American University, there are 14,001 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 4,609 students were attending classes through distance learning (1,597 students are enrolled exclusively and 3,012 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment14,001
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,597
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses3,012
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses9,392
By student location, out of a total of 1,597 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 127 District of Columbia Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 1,361 students living in the U.S. States other than District of Columbia, and 28 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,597
District of Columbia Resident127
Other State In U.S.1,361
Outside of U.S.28
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,597
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses5
Degree/Certificate Seeking4
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking1

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