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College of Arts and Sciences American University

  • Washington, DC
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 67%33%
    student ratio
  • 1,072
    total students
  • $25,920 | $25,920
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Graduate Certificate
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Arts in Teaching/Master of Arts (MAT/MA)
      Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Certificate
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 396
    • Doctoral Degrees 40
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 20
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required for some and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

48% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,839
    • Accepted 898
    • Acceptance Rate 48
    • Enrolled 370
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 credit hours, recommendations
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0 for all graduate work
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$25,920
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,920
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$430.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1072
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1072
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Full-time Percentage46%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian44%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown36%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty585
    • Full-time Percentage55%
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchConstitutional history, molecular biology, multinational corporations and economic power, mechanisms of olfactory discrimination
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

College of Arts and Sciences

American University

Battelle Tompkins Building Room 200 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8012
United States

Dr. Peter Starr

Dean

Phone: 202-885-2446
Fax: 202-885-2429

Kathleen Clowery

Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505



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