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Rank: 569

American University

costs
Est. Full Price 2020-2021
$68,000
% of students who get any grants
56%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$34,500
Average price for low-income students
$22,300
admissions
Acceptance rate
32%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1300/29
SAT/ACT Required for Fall 2021?
no
Enrollment
7,490
Financial Aid
% of students with need who get grants
90%
% of need met
71%
% of students who get merit* grants
8%
Average merit grant
$14,410
student success
Graduation rate
80%
Average time to a degree
4.6 years
Average student debt
$23,290
Average salary within 5 years
$49,700
% earning more than $28,000
84%
key deadlines
Early decision application
Nov 15
Regular application
Nov 15

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

* Full price of attendance includes on-campus room & board fees, which may not be applicable to all colleges' reopening plans this year.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, Money/American Institutes for Research calculations, Opportunity Insights.

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

* Full price of attendance includes on-campus room & board fees, which may not be applicable to all colleges' reopening plans this year.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, Money/American Institutes for Research calculations, Opportunity Insights.

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