2,170 reviews
  1. Washington, DC
  2. 4 Year
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After American University

Overall Value

Value
A-
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
66%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.71 responses
Graduation Rate
82%
National
47%

Earnings

Median Earnings 2 Years After Graduation
$43,300/ year
National
$26,913
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$55,900/ year
National
$33,028
2 Years After Graduation
  • 25% Earn Less Than
    $27,900/ year
  • 25% Earn More Than
    $57,300/ year
6 Years After Graduation
  • 25% Earn Less Than
    $35,800/ year
  • 25% Earn More Than
    $81,100/ year

Job Placement

Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
Employed 6 Years After Graduation
90%
85%
of students agree that the alumni network is very strong.71 responses
96%
of students feel the career center was helpful in finding them a job or internship.71 responses

Student Debt

Average Loan Amount
$6,840/ year
National
$7,033
Loan Default Rate
2%
National
11%
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