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American University

Tuition & Aid

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Tuition, Room, Board and Fees

2010-2011 Costs for Full-time Undergraduates:
Tuition: $36,180
Fees: $517
Average Room and Board: $13,468

The per-credit cost for undergraduate courses is $1,205.

Room and board for non-resident undergraduates living with relatives or off-campus will vary.

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Visiting And Contact Information

4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20016-8001

United States

Phone: 202-885-6000

Fax: 202-885-1025


Expenses per Academic Year
On-Campus Room and Board:$14,408
On-Campus Room Only:$9,608
On-Campus Board Only:$4,800
Average Cost for Books and Supplies:$800
Required Fees:$517
Other Expenses:$479
Estimated Room for Commuters (not living at home):$9,608.00
Estimate Board for Commuters (living at home):$4,800.00
Estimate Board for Commuters (not living at home):$4,800.00
Estimate Transportation for Commuters (living at home):$1,400.00
Estimate Transportation for Commuters (not living at home):$700.00
Cost Per Credit-Hour:$1,376
Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study:No

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Financial Aid Statistics
Financial Aid Rating: 83
Average Percent of Need Met:69%
Average Total Financial Aid Package:$27,414
Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid:$23,092
Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid:$21,080
Average Need-Based Loan:$5,061

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Available Aid
Financial Aid Methodology Used:Institutional
Scholarships and Grants:Federal Pell
Private Scholarships
College / University Scholarships
Federal Direct Student Loan Programs:Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct PLUS Loans
Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL):Federal Perkins Loans
College/university loans from institutional funds
Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study):Yes
Direct Lender:Yes

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Financial Aid for International Students
Financial Aid Policy for International Students:Non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available
Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Aid:$16,154.00
Required Financial Aid Forms:International Student's Certification of Finances

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Financial Aid Application Process
Regular Financial Aid Application Deadline:02/15
Freshman Financial Aid Notification Date:04/01
Required Forms:FAFSA
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
Financial Aid Office Phone Number:202-885-6500

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