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American University Application & Admissions Info

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Getting admitted to The American University means putting your best foot forward. Review admission requirements and help your application stand out.

Application Deadlines and Fees

Regular Decision DeadlineJanuary 15
Early Decision DeadlineNovember 15
Early Action DeadlineN/A
Application Fee$75
Online Applicationwebsite

Academic Factors Considered for Admission

Class RankNot Required
Secondary School RecordRequired
Standardized Test Scores (SAT, ACT, etc.)Not Reported
College-Preparatory ProgramRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Not Required

Credits Accepted By This College

Advanced Placement (AP) CoursesYes
Dual-Credit ClassesYes
Life Experience CreditsImplied No

Here's How to Track Down the Admissions Department

Admissions Department
Phone(202) 885-6000
Fax(202) 885-1025
Address4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016-8001

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