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American University Admissions

Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for American University

Admissions Statistics

SAT Scores Range
1150-1340
SAT Reading
590-680
SAT Math
560-660
SAT Writing
580-670
Students Submitting SAT
63%
ACT Scores Range
26-30
ACT English
25-32
ACT Math
24-29
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
36%
Acceptance Rate
46%
Application Fee
$70
Female Applicants
9,502
Female Acceptance
4,621
Male Applicants
5,617
Male Acceptance
2,310

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
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required

Getting Into American University

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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