American University Applying

Summary

When applying to American University, it's important to note the application deadline is January 15, and the early decision deadline is November 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due January 15. The application fee at American University is $70. It is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 44.2 percent.

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Applications

Application deadline January 15
Early decision deadline November 15
Application fee $70
Common Application accepted Yes

Requirements

Required standardized tests Either SAT or ACT
Admission interview Neither required/recommended
SAT/ACT scores must be received by January 15

Entering Class Stats

Selectivity more selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 44.2%
Early decision acceptance rate 78%

Transfer Students

Accepting applications Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum credits to apply N/A
Minimum required college GPA 2.5

International Students

Application deadline
Fall January 15
Spring May 31
Early decision or early action options available Early decision only
Separate application form required No
TOEFL accepted instead of SAT or ACT Yes
Conditional admission offered No
International student contact Evelyn Levinson, Director, International Student Admisions, (202) 885-6043, levinson@american.edu

* Applying details based on 2012 data


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