PrefRank: #194 overall

American University

Washington, DC
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Official Admissions Statistics 2011 - 2012

Admission Overview

Applicants 18,706
Admitted 7,788
Acceptance rate 41.6%
Yield rate 19.8%

Acceptance Rate by Gender

American University Acceptances by Gender

25th to 75th Percentile of Admitted Students

American University's Average SAT Scores

This graph shows the 25th to 75th percentile SAT scores of admitted students at American University.

American University's average SAT scores fall between:

  • Verbal: 600 and 700
  • Math: 570 and 670
  • Writing: 580 and 680
 

Degree Completions

View All This table shows the number of students who graduated with a degree in the following fields:
Parchment Member Admissions Statistics

Parchment Members' Admissions Results

Applied 3041
Reported Results 626
Accepted 532 (85%) 85,15
Rejected 94
Attending 67
Yield Rate 13%


Admitted Members' Score Range
25th 50th 75th Percentile
GPA 3.30 3.64 3.85
SAT I 1835 1989 2130
Selectivity Index™ 606 711 814


Rejected Members' Score Range
25th 50th 75th Percentile
GPA 2.81 3.27 3.58
SAT I 1671 1785 1910
Selectivity Index™ 467 581 668


Stats last calculated: Sunday 19th of August 2012 10:00:05 PM
Newest applicant: 0 days, 19 hours, and 29 minutes ago.
All the above data except for Parchment Member Statistics is 'official' -- meaning that it was reported directly by this college -- and comes from the 2011 - 2012 academic year.
Peer Colleges

17.5,82.5 18% George Washington University

8.2,91.8 9% Northeastern University

8.1,91.9 9% Georgetown University

7.6,92.4 8% Boston University

6.7,93.3 7% Fordham University

6.5,93.5 7% Syracuse University

5.8,94.2 6% College of William and Mary in Virginia

5.8,94.2 6% University of Maryland, College Park

5.6,94.4 6% Tufts University

5.3,94.7 6% Boston College



Funding Sources by Type

Funding Sources