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American University Admissions

American admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 29%. Students that get into American have an average SAT score between 1180-1350 or an average ACT score of 26-30. The regular admissions application deadline for American is January 10. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the American early decision deadline is November 10.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
29%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
85%
Total Applicants
18,699
SAT Range
1180-1350
SAT Reading
610-690
SAT Math
570-660
Students Submitting SAT
49%
ACT Range
26-30
ACT English
26-33
ACT Math
24-28
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
39%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 10
Early Decision Deadline
November 10
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$70
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
67%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.61 responses
Poll
72%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.61 responses
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