American University
Washington, DC
January 15th
Student Ranked #187
Out-of-State $40,649 / In-State $40,649
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Parchment Member Admission information for 937 students Interested in American University last year
Academic Performance
27
1859
3.5
Top States
  • 14% California
  • 6% Pennsylvania
  • 6% Michigan
  • 6% New York
  • 5% Florida
Top Majors
  • Political Science & Government, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Business Administration/Management
  • Economics, General
  • International Law & Legal Studies (LL.M., J.S.D./S.J.D.)
Demographics
60% female
40% male
  • 56% Caucasian
  • 10% Hispanic
  • 6% African-American
  • 4% East Asian
  • 4% South Asian
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Parchment Member Admission information for 123 students Applying to American University last year
Academic Performance
28
1887
3.5
Top States
  • 11% New Jersey
  • 10% Pennsylvania
  • 9% California
  • 7% New York
  • 7% Texas
Top Majors
  • International/Global Studies
  • Political Science & Government, General
  • Business Administration/Management
  • Economics, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Demographics
59% female
41% male
  • 59% Caucasian
  • 12% African-American
  • 10% Hispanic
  • 4% East Asian
  • 3% Middle-Eastern
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Parchment Member Admission information for 114 students Accepted to American University last year
Academic Performance
29
1945
3.6
Top States
  • 18% California
  • 10% Wisconsin
  • 7% New Jersey
  • 5% Arizona
  • 5% North Carolina
Top Majors
  • Political Science & Government, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Communications, Journalism, & Related Fields, Other
  • Business Administration/Management
Demographics
61% female
39% male
  • 66% Caucasian
  • 11% Hispanic
  • 9% East Asian
  • 4% African-American
  • 4% Other
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Parchment Member Admission information for 18 students Denied by American University last year
Academic Performance
27
1831
3.2
Top States
  • 22% California
  • 11% Maryland
  • 11% New York
  • 6% Arizona
  • 6% Florida
Top Majors
  • Political Science & Government, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Journalism
Demographics
56% female
44% male
  • 44% Caucasian
  • 28% Hispanic
  • 17% East Asian
  • 6% Native American
  • 6% South Asian
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Basic Information
American University Official Admissions Statistics 2012 - 2013 Academic Year

Application Deadline
  • Early Decision Deadline: November 15th
  • Regular Decision Deadline: January 15th
Cost
  • Application Fees: $70
  • Tuition: $40,649
  • Room and Board: $13,920
Admission Overview
  • Applicants: 17,545
  • Admitted: 7,566
  • Acceptance Rate: 43.1%
  • Yield Rate: 21.5%
Enrollment
  • Undergraduates: 7,098
  • Graduate Students: 2,752
Most Popular Degrees
  • Law (LL.B., J.D.)
  • Business Administration/Management
  • International Law & Legal Studies (LL.M., J.S.D./S.J.D.)
  • Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies