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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20016-8001
Phone: (202) 885-6000
Admissions Phone: (202) 885-6000
American University
  • Located in Washington, DC
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 14,311 students enrolled
  • 29% admitted
  • $44,046 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Elizabeth from Miami, FL
  • I am a current student here

    Visit the campus before you go to see if you like the setting. You don't have to know what your doing going into the school but most students are international studies/relations or political science so be aware of the intense political climate that creates. If you can talk to students who go there or went there and ask how they liked the school.

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  • Victor
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    As a prospective students, first of all you needed to create your own user name and password in order to login your students perspective, secondly you needed to login your students perspective and paste in your information for the school to know more about you, thirdly after login and create your information, you needed to be sure to apply to the institution as a freshman undergraduate or graduate students, through common application or coalition application, and lastly you needed to send all your Documents transcript credentials and or other necessary documents for your application to be review and complete when login in to your students perspective.

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  • Anonymous
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Be open to being in a more urban setting

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  • from San Diego, CA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Know what you want to do, where you want to live, and what makes you happy.

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