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American University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$31,758/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $22,681/ year
  • $30-48k
    $22,447/ year
  • $49-75k
    $26,394/ year
  • $76-110k
    $31,632/ year
  • $110k+
    $46,282/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$46,615/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$46,615/ year
Average Housing Cost
$9,898/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6,000/ year
Books & Supplies
$800/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
Yes

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
57%
Average Loan Amount
$7,929/ year
National
$6,768
Student Loan Options from Lenders
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  • 1% Cash Back + affordable rates starting at 3.82% APR w/auto debit discount
  • No application, origination or disbursement fees

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
82%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,156/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    20%
  • State Grant Aid
    3%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    68%
  • Pell Grant
    20%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,637
  • State Grant Aid
    $614
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $27,760
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,308
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 237 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    26%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    19%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    11%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    30%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    14%
Financial Aid Website

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
81%
National
49%
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