American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 885-1000
http://www.cua.edu

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Private not-for-profit
  • Total student population: 6,768
  • Undergraduate population: 3,466
  • Student to faculty ratio: 10 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $45,224
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $44,004
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: unavailable
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: unavailable

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 96%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $9,562
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 10%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $2,895
  • Students receiving federal aid: 10%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $5,807
  • Students receiving state aid: 0%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 95%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 5,180
  • Percent admitted: 81%
  • Percent admitted (men): 79%
  • Percent admitted (women): 83%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 510, 610
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 500, 610
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 510, 610

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 6,705
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 47%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 53%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 71%
  • Graduation rate (men): 71%
  • Graduation rate (women): 70%

Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD