The institution is an extremely selective school. The institution receives about 18,700 applications annually. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 29 percent which is equal about 5,500 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. However, when the semester starts, only about 1,780 or 32 percent of the applicants who received the letter of acceptance from American University choose to register. The ratio of the applicants who submitted their applications is 37% and 62% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 63% were typically women and 36% were men.

First-year students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to American University when filling out the application. Most often, accepted students have test scores in the range of 26 - 30 for ACT or 1,180 - 1,350 for SAT. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit. American University’s undergraduate application fee is $70. To apply at American University, you are required to present these documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that students have Formal demonstration of competencies.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2017 Admissions Cycle
Applications
18,699
Male 6,932
Female 11,767

 

Acceptance
5,498
Male 1,916
Female 3,582

 

Enrollment Total
1,785
Male 651
Female 1,134


Acceptance Rate
29.4%
Male
27.6%
Female
30.4%

 

Yield
32.5%
Male
34%
Female
31.7%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$61



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Formal demonstration of competencies

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