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American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016-8001
(202) 885-1000

Tuition 2021 - 2022 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2021 - 2022 2020 - 2021 2019 - 2020
In District $53,334 $51,335 $49,889
In State $53,334 $51,335 $49,889
Out of State $53,334 $51,335 $49,889
Books/Misc. $800 $800 $800
On Campus
Room and Board $15,150 $14,980 $14,880
Other Expenses $1,228 $909 $909
Off Campus
Room and Board $15,150 $14,980 $14,880
Other Expenses $1,228 $909 $909
Off Campus With Family
Other Expenses - $1,609 $1,609

Financial Aid 2020 - 2021

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants 15.0% $4,927
State/Local Grant 2.0% $611
Institutional Grants 53.0% $29,819
Loans 42.0% $9,489

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NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

Baseball - N/A
Basketball - Patriot League
Football - N/A
Cross Country/Track - N/A


Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers


Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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omar abdikadir abokar  on 7/22/2015 6:24:45 AM

I am omar abdukadir abokar ali somali citizen born in muqdisho 1997 mather maryama sheik ali l have finish secondary school accedamic year 2014-2015 l am member of poor personis so hope enter your university l went focult civil enjineering l hope good lucky and soon reply my application