College of Arts and Sciences American University

College of Arts and Sciences American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
1,128
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
38 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Graduate Certificate
      Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
      Master of Education/Master of Public Administration (M Ed/MPA)
      Master of Education/Master of Public Policy (M Ed/MPP)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 372
    • Doctoral Degrees 28
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 28
    • * 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,862
    • Accepted 1,066
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 440
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • 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 November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 credit hours, letter of recommendation, statement of purpose, and resume, unofficial transcript
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0 for all graduate work, letter of recommendation, statement of purpose, and resume, unofficial transcript
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableInstitutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1128
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1128
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Full-time Percentage59%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown19%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty594
    • Full-time Percentage59%
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%

Location & Contact

College of Arts and Sciences

American University

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

Dr. Peter Starr

Dean

Phone: 202-885-2446
Fax: 202-885-2429
Email: pstarr@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Associate Director, Graduate Enrollment Management

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-2429
Email: clowery@american.edu


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