The institution is a highly selective school. The institution receives about 18,500 applications annually. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 36 percent which is equal about 6,680 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. However, when the semester starts, only about 1,760 or 26 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 35% and 64% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 65% were typically women and 34% 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 27 - 31 for ACT or 1,210 - 1,390 for SAT. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit. American University’s undergraduate application fee is $75. 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

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
18,545
Male 6,594
Female 11,951

 

Acceptance
6,676
Male 2,246
Female 4,430

 

Enrollment Total
1,757
Male 606
Female 1,151


Acceptance Rate
36%
Male
34.1%
Female
37.1%

 

Yield
26.3%
Male
27%
Female
26%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$75


Graduate

$63



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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