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Rank: 456

American University

costs
Est. Full Price 2019-2020
$67,100
% of students who get any grants
55%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$34,900
Average price for low-income students
$22,540
admissions
Acceptance rate
29%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1270/28
SAT/ACT required?
No
Enrollment
7,433
Financial Aid
% of students with need who get grants
90%
% of need met
72%
% of students who get merit* grants
8%
Average merit grant
$14,165
student success
Graduation rate
79%
Average time to a degree
4.1 years
Average student debt
$23,250
Average salary within 3 years
$53,700
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
36%
key deadlines
Early decision application
Nov 15
Regular application
Jan 15

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, Money/College Measures calculations, Opportunity Insights.

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, Money/College Measures calculations, Opportunity Insights.

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