What SAT and ACT Scores are Required for American University

American University Typical ACT Scores

Average SAT score for American University is 1252.

Half of the admitted students have SAT scores from 1220 to 1390. Top 25% of admitted students has SAT score higher than 1390. Bottom 25% of admitted students has SAT score lower than 1220.

You need to have at least 1220 as your SAT score to get into American University. SAT score lower than 1220 still can get you in but your application need to stand out.

Typical SAT scores for American University are from 580 to 670 for math and from 640 to 720 for reading and writing.

New SAT Score25th PercentileMidpoint75th Percentile
Math Score580623670
Reading and Writing Score640680720
Cumulative SAT Score122013031390

American University Typical ACT Scores

Half of the students admitted to American University have ACT scores from 26 to 30. Top 25% of admitted students has ACT score higher than 30.

If you have 30 on your ACT test you have a good chance in getting into American University assuming that other parts of your application are equally great. Bottom 25% of admitted students has ACT score lower than 26.

You ACT score needs to be at least 26 to have some chance getting into American University. Typical ACT scores for American University are from 24 to 28 for math and from Not available to Not available for reading and writing.

ACT Scores25th PercentileMidpoint75th Percentile
Cumulative Score262830
English Score252932
Math Score242628
Writing Score8910

American University Old SAT Scores (2400) Requirements

Old SAT Score25th PercentileMidpoint75th Percentile
Critical Reading Score590640690
Math Score560605650
Writing Score570620670

American University Admission Rate

American University admission rate is 0.3502. It means that out of 100 applicants only 35 will be accepted.

American University Details

OwnershipPrivate nonprofit
StateDC
CityWashington
Zip Code20016-8001
RegionMid East (DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
Religious AffiliationUnited Methodist
Number of Students1,230
College WebsiteWWW.AMERICAN.EDU
College Program4 Year

American University Tuition

In State Tuition$43,103
Out of State Tuition$43,103
Average Net Cost To Attend$36,480

American University Demographics

Non-resident Alien7.05%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.04%
Hispanic11.85%
Black6.88%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.10%
Asian7.03%
White58.16%

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