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American University is a large (under 20,000 students) private, not for profit, 4 year or above school located in the Mid East States in a large city setting. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a majority of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at American University include: Law with 468 PhD professional practice awards; International Relations and Affairs with 401 Bachelors awards; International Relations and Affairs with 292 Masters awards; Business Administration and Management, General with 289 Bachelors awards; Political Science and Government, General with 173 Bachelors awards;. American University is located at 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW in Washington, DC 20016.

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American University Facts


American University is located at 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW in Washington, DC 20016

Total Applicants: 17,039
Percent Admitted: 44%
Dorm Capacity: 3,953
Graduation Rate: 77%
Retention Rate: 90%
Undergrads Under 18: 2%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 95%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 3%

American University telephone number: (202) 885-1000

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice


American University Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $39,499
Total Cost In State: $55,353
Total Cost Out of State: $55,353


Admissions stats for American University

Ok, so you're thinking about applying to American University? Your chances of getting admitted are 44%. And, there are a total of 17,039 applicants.

Student Demographics at American University
American University Demographics
Totals: 3,733
     Males: 1,481 (40% of total)
     Females: 2,252 (60% of total)
Asians: 237
     Asian Males: 86 (2% of total)
     Asian Females: 151 (4% of total)
Blacks: 256
     Black Males: 85 (2% of total)
     Black Females: 171 (5% of total)
Hispanics: 250
     Hispanic Males: 106 (3% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 144 (4% of total)
Native Americans: 20
     Native American Males: 12 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 8 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 3
     Hawaiian Males: 1 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 2 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 27
     Mixed Race Males: 11 (0% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 16 (0% of total)
Whites: 1,869
     White Males: 781 (21% of total)
     White Females: 1,088 (29% of total)
Foreign Students: 146
     Foreign Males: 49 (1% of total)
     Foreign Females: 97 (3% of total)
Most Popular Majors at American University
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Law
(468 PhD professional practice degrees)
International Relations and Affairs
(401 Bachelors degrees)
International Relations and Affairs
(292 Masters degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(289 Bachelors degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(173 Bachelors degrees)
International Law and Legal Studies
(115 Masters degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(106 Masters degrees)
Public Administration
(105 Masters degrees)
Mass Communication/Media Studies
(98 Bachelors degrees)
Secondary Education and Teaching
(85 Masters degrees)
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
(75 Bachelors degrees)
Mass Communication/Media Studies
(75 Masters degrees)
Public Policy Analysis, General
(66 Masters degrees)
Psychology, General
(62 Bachelors degrees)
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
(58 Masters degrees)
Journalism
(53 Masters degrees)
Journalism
(51 Bachelors degrees)
Economics, General
(50 Bachelors degrees)
Social Sciences, General
(45 Bachelors degrees)
History, General
(43 Bachelors degrees)
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
(38 Bachelors degrees)
Taxation
(36 Masters degrees)
Finance, General
(36 Masters degrees)
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
(36 Masters degrees)
Accounting
(35 Masters degrees)
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
(35 Bachelors degrees)
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
(34 Masters degrees)
Curriculum and Instruction
(31 Masters degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(29 Bachelors degrees)
Language Interpretation and Translation
(28 Award < 1Yr degrees)
American University Weather
American University Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 54.70 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 41.59 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 74.53 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 19.86 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 18.77 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 76.43 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 34.94 (mph)
Add Your 2 Cents
What's the best feature of American University?
 Easy Financial Aid Process
 Dorm Atmosphere
 Post Graduation Living
 Smart Girls
 Liberal Campus
 Parties and Partying
 Hot Summers


   
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