In 2016, 4,182 people graduated from undergraduate and graduate programs at American University. 62.8% of these graduates were women, and 37.2% were men. The majority of graduating students were White (2,206 graduates), meaning that there were 4.81 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 459 graduates.
The median undergraduate tuition at American University is $44,046, which is $11,836 more than the national median of $32,210.
American University received 19,325 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 15.5% annual growth. Out of those 19,325 applicants, 5,008 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 25.9% acceptance rate.
There were 13,346 students enrolled at American University in 2016, and 50% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.
American University has an overall enrollment yield of 33.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.
American University has a total enrollment of 13,346 students. The full-time enrollment at American University is 10,657 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,689. This means that 79.9% of students enrolled at American University are enrolled full-time.
The enrolled student population at American University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.6%White, 11%Hispanic or Latino, 8.92%Black or African American, 6.08%Asian, 3.78%Two or More Races, 0.2%American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.08%Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.
Students enrolled at American University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority WhiteFemale (19.5%), followed by WhiteMale (12.3%) and Hispanic or LatinoFemale (4.65%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority WhiteFemale (6.62%), followed by WhiteMale (4.47%) and Black or African AmericanFemale (1.75%).
In 2016, 1,068 more women than men graduated from American University. The majority of students graduating from American University are White. These 2,206 graduates mean that there were 4.81 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 459 graduates.
American University has an endowment valued at nearly $590M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $29.9M (5.07%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.
In 2015, American University had a total expenditure of $491M. Of that $491M, they spent $219M on salaries and $53.1M on benefits.
American University employs 277Instructors, 189Professors, and 164Assistant professors. Most academics at American University are FemaleInstructors (161), MaleProfessors (130), and MaleInstructors (116).
The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American University are: Management, with 476 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 258 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 217 employees.