American University

4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, Dist. Columbia, USA | Private University | Established 1893

About us

American University (AU) is a student-centered research institution located in Washington, DC, with highly-ranked schools and colleges, internationally-renowned faculty, and a reputation for creating meaningful change in the world. Our students distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities. At AU passion becomes action; students actively engage in the world around them; and the leaders of today train the leaders of tomorrow.

Nestled in a residential district of Washington, DC, our 90-acre campus gives you the advantages of a traditional college setting combined with unparalleled access to the energy, culture, and opportunities of our nation's capital. We're an intimate community within an urban city, where the stunning sights of our city are never far from view. Relax with your friends on our beautiful grounds (a designated arboretum) one moment; take an impromptu trip to the National Mall the next. Whether you're learning in our century-old structures and state-of-the-art facilities, experiencing the arts in our museums and theatres, or venturing out into the city, American University offers endless opportunities.

Why American University

The place of American University among major universities with first-rate faculties and academic programs grounded in the arts and sciences is secured by its enduring commitment to uncompromising quality in the education of its students. But its distinctive feature, unique in higher education, is its capacity as a national and international university to turn ideas into action and action into service by emphasizing the arts and sciences, then connecting them to the issues of contemporary public affairs writ large, notably in the areas of government, communication, business, law, and international service.

Recognized for its emphasis on personalized teaching and experiential education, the university provides for the direct involvement of faculty and students in the institutions and culture of the most important capital city in the world. Since its founding by an Act of Congress in 1893 as a private, independent, coeducational institution, under the auspices of The United Methodist Church, American University has been a national and international university. This is reflected in the scope of its teaching and research programs and the diversity of its faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, and student body, today representing over 135 countries.

The university actively encourages a commitment to public service, inclusive participation in university governance, equity and equal access, and an appreciation of diverse cultures and viewpoints. Its commitment to social justice, its ability to respond to the needs of a changing world while retaining its core values, and its capacity to turn to educational advantage the resources of the nation's capital are hallmarks of the institution.

The university distinguishes itself through a broad array of undergraduate and graduate programs that stem from these primary commitments:

  • Interdisciplinary inquiry transcending traditional boundaries among academic disciplines and between administrative units

  • International understanding reflected in curriculum offerings, faculty research, study abroad and internship programs, student and faculty representation, and the regular presence of world leaders on campus

  • Interactive teaching providing personalized educational experiences for students, in and out of the classroom

  • Research and creative endeavors consistent with its distinctive mission, generating new knowledge beneficial to society

  • Practical application of knowledge through experiential learning, taking full advantage of the resources of the Washington, DC, metropolitan area

  • The central commitment of American University is to the development of thoughtful, responsible human beings in the context of a challenging yet supportive academic community

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Fees

Courses Duration 1st Year Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Pre-Sessional English 1 Year USD 16,330
Graduate Pre-Sessional English 1 Year USD 16,330
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - American Studies 4 Year USD 48,308
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - American Studies 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - American Studies 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Anthropology 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Anthropology 4 Year -
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Applied Mathematics 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Applied Mathematics 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Arab World Studies 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Arabic Studies 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Art History 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Art History 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Asian Studies 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Asian Studies 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Audio Production 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Audio Production 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Audio Technology 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Audio Technology 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Biochemistry 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Biochemistry 4 Year USD 53,765
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Biology 4 Year USD 53,765
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Chemistry 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Computational Science 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Computational Science 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Computer Science 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Computer Science 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Economics 4 Year USD 48,308
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Economics 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Economics 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Economics 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Economics 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Elementary Education 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Elementary Education 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Environmental Science 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Science - Environmental Science 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Environmental Studies 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Environmental Studies 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Foreign Language and Communication Media 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - Foreign Language and Communication Media 4 Year USD 53,765
Academic Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - French Studies 4 Year USD 48,308
Extended Accelerator - Bachelor of Arts - French Studies 4 Year USD 53,765
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Admission Requirements

Courses Exams
English Course
Bachelors courses
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 68 (Min Reading: 14.0, Min Writing: 14.0, Min Listening: 14.0, Min Speaking: 14.0)
  • Min IELTS overall: 5.5 (Min Reading: 5.0, Min Writing: 5.0, Min Listening: 5.0, Min Speaking: 5.0)

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