US Colleges

American University

American University

401

# BCR Rankings

113

# National Rankings

Student to Faculty Ratio

Graduation rate

Earning Potential after college

Selectivity

Retention rate

Degree Value

Carnegie Classification 2010: Doctoral/Research Universities
City: Large
Region: Mid East
Address: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, Washington, 20016-8001, DC
WWW.AMERICAN.EDU
Net Price Calculator

American University is a private school based in the Mid East of the United States, in the state of District of Columbia. School campus is located in a large city of Washington at 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW. This school has total of 12818 students and 774 full-time faculty members, which makes the student to faculty ratio 12.

American University ‘s religious affiliation is United Methodist. The school’s retention rate is 88 and in order to apply for American University SAT/ACT is required. Tuition fees for the 2014-15 school year were $41833.

12818

Number of students

6985

Full Time Undergraduates

  • American University has total of 12818 students, making it bigger than an average college
  • Student to faculty ratio is 12, which is lower than average
  • Retention rate in American University is 88, which is higher than average
  • 6 year graduation rate is 80, which is higher than average
  • American University has acceptance rate of 43, which is considered selective
  • Tuition fees for In-State students are $59120, which are considered expensive

Tuition guarantee plan

Dual Credits

AP Credits

Study Abroad

Teacher Certification

Member of an Athletic Division

NCAA Member

ROTC

ROTC Army

ROTC Navy

ROTC Air Force

NAIA Member

NSCAA Member

Historically Black College

Students

Number of students studying part time0%
*Average Number of Part time students0%
Full time undergraduates age 25 and above0%
*Average % of time undergraduates age 25 and above0%
How many are graduate students0%
*Average % of graduate students 0%

*Average for 4 year Public Schools in US

Faculty

12

Student to Faculty Ratio

15

*Average Student to Faculty Ratio

774

Full Time Faculty

771

Graduate Assistants Teaching

*Average for 4 year Public Schools in US

Endowment

45966

$ Endowment per Student

12700

$ Instruction per student

7156

$ Institutional Support per Student

5172

$ Academic support per Student

3475

$ Student Services per Student

1787

Public Service Expenses per Student

Applicants

17545

Applicants Total

  • Applicants Men

  • Applicants Women

43%

Admitted Total

21%

Enrolled Full Time

SAT/ACT Scores

SAT/ACT Required

67%

Freshman submitting SAT Scores

35%

Freshman submitting ACT Scores

590

SAT Critical Reading 25th Percentile

690

SAT Critical Reading 75th Percentile

640

*Average SAT Critical Reading Score

570

SAT Math 25th Percentile

660

SAT Math 75th Percentile

615

*Average SAT Math Score

26

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

30

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

28

*Average ACT Composite Score

26

ACT Math 25th Percentile

33

ACT Math 75th Percentile

29.5

*Average ACT Math Score

24

ACT English 25th Percentile

28

ACT English 75th Percentile

26

*Average ACT English Score

*Average for this specific school

Tuition

59120

$ Total Price In State Students

59120

$ Total Price Out-of-State Students

  • Tuition and Fees

  • National Average Tuition and Fees

Degrees offered

  • Area Ethnic Cultural Gender and Group Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Business Management Marketing and Related Support Services

  • Communication Journalism and Related Programs

  • Education

  • English Language and Literature

  • History

  • Homeland Security Law Enforcement Firefighting and Related Professions

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Psychology

  • Social Sciences

  • Visual and Performing Arts

After College

55900

$ Median earning for students working after 10 years of graduation

23500

$ Median Debt for graduates

83%

Students earning over 25K After 10 years of graduation

3.3%

Default Rate

Other Facts

Religion Affiliation

Calendar

Division

Football Conference

Basketball Conference

Baseball Conference

Cross Country Track Conference

United Methodist

Semester

NCAA D1

No Data

Patriot League

No Data

Patriot League