Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.
Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.

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American University

Shorelight Partner Universities

American University is a top-ranked university in Washington, DC, known for high-impact academic coursework, internship programs, and diverse student body.

  • #77 National Universities U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • #68 Research UniversitiesForbes, 2019

Degrees

Undergraduate Degrees

With 65+ undergraduates, American University offers highly ranked degrees in business, international relations, public affairs, STEM sciences, communications, and more.

  • Kogod School of Business
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of International Service
  • School of Communication
  • School of Public Affairs
  • School of Education

Life in Washington, DC

The capital of the United States, Washington, DC, is known for American history, international politics, and diverse arts and cultural offerings.

Population

702,455

Important Dates

Fall 2020

Application Deadline

July 15, 2020

Payment Deadline

August 2, 2020

Move-in Date

August 16, 2020

Program Start

August 17, 2020

Tuition & Cost

Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, housing location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and career services — are included with tuition.

69,000

Typical cost for two semesters

54,500

Tuition

11,000

Housing

1,500

Dining

2,000

Other

Housing

10,600

Typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.

Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Your preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.

How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application

    Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.

  2. Submit additional documentation

    Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.

  3. Apply for your F-1 student visa

    Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.

Shorelight - Who We Are

As international student experience experts, we bring students to US schools—or connect top US programs with students abroad. Here's how:

Signature Student Experience
Out education counselors and campus teams guide students to success, from application to graduation.
Career Services
We connect students to internships, alumni networks, and career opportunities around the world.
Innovative Live technology
Our award-nominated digital classroom experience brings real-time instruction to students anywhere.

American University

Overview

  • #77 National Universities
  • 14,311 total enrollment
  • 13% international students
  • Diverse international city

American University International Accelerator

There are 3 months left to apply.

Deadline December 1, 2020