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Average SAT Score: 1150-1340
(25-75th percentile)

Required Score: No minimum

Est. Applicant SAT Scores
[ College Grid algorithm ]

SAT Range Num Applicants
[Estimate]
% of Applicants
[Estimate]
1500 - 1590 202 1.2%
1400 - 1490 540 3.1%
1300 - 1390 1,001 5.7%
1200 - 1290 1,496 8.5%
1100 - 1190 2,362 13.5%
1000 - 1090 2,879 16.4%
900 - 990 2,744 15.6%
800 - 890 2,272 12.9%
700 - 790 1,158 6.6%
600 - 690 900 5.1%
500 - 590 697 4.0%
400 - 490 574 3.3%
Total 16,825

See Applicant GRID
SAT (Admitted 25-75th Percentile)
[ Actual ]

Total: 1150-1340
Reading and Writing: 580-680
Math: 570-660

% Submitting SAT: 67%






Recent History | American University from My Chances


SAT Score 1240, Top 5%
Interested in American University

GPA:4.5 or 4.0 if counting unweighted Accel/Ap/ Honors classes to date: AP European History, AP Government, AP US History, AP Statistics, AP Environmental Science,Honors American Literature, Accelerated Algebra 1, Accelerated Algebra 2, Accelerated Analytic Geometry, and Accelerated Pre-Calculus. College Credits to date: English 1101, English 1102, Comp 1000, Psychology 1111, Politics 1010. Class officer Sophomore year, Active member of Student Council for 3 years, Key club, Art Club, Drama Club , Captain of Academic...
2 Years Ago


SAT Score 1240, Top 20%
Interested in American University

VP Student Council, VP Crime Stoppers, VP Spanish Club, Secretary National Honors, Backstage Manager of competitive One Act Play (Theatre), participated in Fall Play (Theatre Club), Speech and Debate Club w/ Sate Championship Junior year, UIL Competitive Academic League Current Issues & Events State Champion, JV Tennis 3 year, Varsity Tennis Senior Year, Numerous school-wide speech and debate awards, a certificate of economic excellence after a summer economics camp, held two jobs through out high school, one at Starbucks, a...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1240, Top 20%
Interested in American University

State: New Jersey GPA: 3.5 Weighted GPA: 3.7 AP classes: US History, Psychology Gender: Female Job experience: - Lifeguard - Red cross certified - CPR and First aid certified Profile of Activities: -Varsity Field Hockey (2 years) -Operation smile (2 years) -Operation blessing (2 years) -Irish club (4 years) - Published in literary magazine - National Art Honors Society - Volunteer at Animal Shelter - Volunteer for triathlons -Young Republican club - Morris County Republican ...
7 Years Ago


SAT Score 1210, Top 40%
Interested in American University

State or Country: California Program: Journalism or Communication SAT II: US History 720, French 640, World History 680 AP: World History 3, French 3, Language Comp 4, US History 4, US Gov't and Poltics 4, Macroeconomics 3, Literature Comp 4, Statistics 3 GPA: 3.7 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: - Marching band(Section leader, 4 yrs) - Winter percussion (Section leader, 4 yrs) - French Honors Society (life) - Journalism (Editor, 2 yrs) - Tobacco Usage Prevention Education Club (President, 3 yrs) - Inte...
7 Years Ago


SAT Score 1470, Top 50%
Interested in American University

-FIRST Robotics team- years -Asian Culture Club-3 years -International Club- 1 year -Instruments: Guitar (8 years), Piano (5 years) -Biology Internship at Community College- 1 summer -Model UN- 1 year -Science Club/Environment Science Club- 1 year -Green Club- 2 years -President of Destination Imagination Team in Shrewsbury High School- 1 year -Co-President of Animal Rights Club -Languages: Telugu (Indian language), English, currently learning French (studied 9 years), studied 3 years of Latin -AP Chemistry -Dua...
7 Years Ago


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Profile
American University
Washington, District of Columbia

Washington
(City: Large)

Website, Wikipedia
School Type

Private
Research University
Coed


Enrollment

Majority undergraduate
12,818 (Total)
7,340 (Undergrads)
Degrees Awarded

• Bachelor's (1,776)
• Master's (1,587)
• Doctoral (59)
• First Professional (507)



Admissions (Fall 2013)
Applicants

Total:
Male:
Female:
17,545
6,580
10,965
Admissions

Total:
Men:
Women:
7,566
2,473
5,093
Admission Rates

Total:
Male:
Female:
43%
38%
46%
First-year Enrollment

Total:
Male:
Female:
1,626
556
1,071
Acceptance Yield

Total:
Male:
Female:
22%
22%
21%



SAT/ACT
SAT (25-75th Percentile)

Total: 1150-1340
Reading and Writing: 580-680
Math: 570-660

% Submitting SAT: 67%
ACT (25-75th Percentile)

Composite: 26-30
English: 26-33
Math: 24-28

% Submitting ACT: 35%



Financial
Tuition & Fees

2013: $40,649
2012: $39,499
2011: $38,071

Room & Board

Room: $9,466
Board: $4,714
Total: $14,180
Est Total Cost

In-state: $56,808
Out-of-state: $56,808





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