American University

Admissions Fall 2008
Graduate application fee: $65
Undergraduate application fee: $60
First-professional application fee: $0
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Admission Information: Fall 2008
Total Male Female
Number of Applicants 15,413 6,003 9,410
Percent admitted 52.9% 49.7% 55.0%
Percent of admitted who enrolled 19.3% 20.3% 18.8%
Percent of admitted who enrolled part-time 0.05% 0.03% 0.06%
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Count Percent
SAT 1,374 87%
ACT 789 50%
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Test Score 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 580 700
SAT Math 570 670
SAT Writing 580 680
ACT Composite 25 30
* 25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
- Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
- Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
Admission Considerations
Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA x
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record x
Completion of college-prepatory program x
Admission test scores(SAT/ACT) x
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language x
* Note: Although we strive to deliver the most current version of this information, the above data is subject to change over time. To obtain the latest iteration of this information, please contact directly.