How much will it cost?

Tuition and fees listed vary by program length and are subject to change. Upon completion of the Undergraduate Accelerator year, students enroll as sophomores at AU and pay standard applicant tuition and fees.

2018 Estimated Program Costs

Academic Accelerator Program
2 semesters
Extended Accelerator Program
3 semesters
Pre-Sessional English Program
Tuition and Fees $48,308 $53,765 Spring/Fall: $8,165
Summer: $5,400
Health Insurance $2,000 $2,000 N/A
Housing $9,302-$18,557 $14,300-$24,878 $14,300-$24,878
Dining* $3,630-$6,410 $4,555-$7,382 N/A
Total $63,296-$74,383 $75,594-$88,920 $29,994-$43,320

*A default dining plan will be assigned to each student based on their housing assignment type, but students are free to make changes or select any other dining plan that they wish once they arrive at American University.

NOTE: A housing preference form will be included with your conditional acceptance offer.

Costs are subject to change. The costs listed represent a range of housing and dining options.

All prices listed are in USD.

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