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American University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$33,778/ year
National
$15,431
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $28,524/ year
  • $30-48k
    $27,005/ year
  • $49-75k
    $30,227/ year
  • $76-110k
    $31,693/ year
  • $110k+
    $44,567/ 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
$43,103/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$43,103/ year
Average Housing Costs
$15,502/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,798/ year
Books & Supplies
$800/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
Yes

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
65%
Average Loan Amount
$6,840/ year
National
$7,033

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
82%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,854/ year
National
$7,271
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    18%
  • State Grant Aid
    3%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    70%
  • Pell Grant
    18%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,776
  • State Grant Aid
    $709
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $21,931
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,313
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
82%
National
47%
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