Dynamic communities in a fun atmosphere

All Undergraduate Accelerator students are guaranteed conveniently located housing as part of their program. You will be assigned housing upon acceptance to the program and may be living on or off campus. Students who live in an approved program residence during their first year are statistically proven to be more likely to complete their degree on time. Undergraduate Accelerator students are required to live in an approved program residence, as it not only helps them succeed in the classroom, but also fully integrates them into the campus community and social network.

On-Campus Housing

American University’s residence halls are dynamic communities that promote student learning in a fun and affirming atmosphere. Each of our buildings have unique features and special communities and are designed to promote student success.

Option A

On-Campus Double in Leonard Hall
A double-occupancy room with two twin beds and a shared, common hall bathroom. Each residential hall features wireless internet and access to HD cable television, as well as community lounges, kitchens, laundry rooms, and study areas.
One Semester Two Semesters Three Semesters
$4,998 USD $10,932 USD $15,459 USD
Sample floor plan
Dorm room with two twin beds, two wardrobes and two desks.
Amenities

Your room includes:

  • Full-size bed
  • Desk and chair
  • Clothes dresser
  • Wireless Internet and HD cable television access
  • Air conditioning, heat, electricity, water

Your building includes:

  • Central campus location
  • Community lounges, kitchens, laundry rooms, and study areas
  • 24/7 front desk receptionist

Option B

On-Campus Double in Centennial Hall
A double-occupancy room with two twin beds and a shared, suite-style bathroom with another room. Each residential hall features wireless internet and access to HD cable television, as well as community lounges, kitchens, laundry rooms, and study areas.
One Semester Two Semesters Three Semesters
$5,620 USD $12,176 USD $16,703 USD
Sample floor plan
On campus suite with connecting rooms and a shared bathroom. Each room has two beds, desks and closets.
Amenities

Your room includes:

  • Full-size bed
  • Desk and chair
  • Clothes dresser
  • Wireless Internet and HD cable television access
  • Air conditioning, heat, electricity, water

Your building includes:

  • Central campus location
  • Community lounges, kitchens, laundry rooms, and study areas
  • 24/7 front desk receptionist

Off-campus housing*

Undergraduate Accelerator students may be assigned housing in an off-campus location called The Berkshire. This apartment community is located just a short walk from AU’s campus. Housing will be assigned based on preference and availability. Undergraduate Accelerator students will be assigned a roommate from the program and will share a one-bedroom apartment with two twin beds. Should a one-bedroom apartment not be available, students will be assigned alternate accommodations. Students will be provided a form to state their housing and dining preference with their conditional offer letter.

Option C

Off-Campus Double at the Berkshire (one bedroom)
A one-bedroom apartment for two students. Includes two twin beds, plus a living room and kitchen.
One Semester Two Semesters Three Semesters
$8,103 USD $18,557 USD $24,877 USD
Sample floor plan
Off campus housing floor plan. One bedroom with a bathroom, living room, kitchen, dining room and closet.
Amenities

Your room includes:

  • Full-size bed
  • Desk and chair
  • Clothes dresser

Your apartment includes:

  • Air conditioning, heat, electricity, water
  • High-speed wireless Internet
  • Kitchen with dishwasher

Your building includes:

  • Community lounge area
  • In-building fitness center, gaming room, small grocery, laundry
  • 24-hour staff support

Option D

Off-Campus Double at the Berkshire (two bedroom)
A two-bedroom apartment for four students. Includes four twin beds, plus a living room and kitchen.
One Semester Two Semesters Three Semesters
$7,091 USD $16,238 USD $21,769 USD
Sample floor plan
Off campus housing floor-plan. Two bedroom apartment with two bathrooms, a living area with kitchen and two closets.
Amenities

Your room includes:

  • Full-size bed
  • Desk and chair
  • Clothes dresser

Your apartment includes:

  • Air conditioning, heat, electricity, water
  • High-speed wireless Internet
  • Kitchen with dishwasher

Your building includes:

  • Community lounge area
  • In-building fitness center, gaming room, small grocery, laundry
  • 24-hour staff support

Included free with your room

At American University, there’s less to pack for your trip! Your room on campus comes with a free linen pack, which includes:

  • 2 full-size sheets and 4 pillow cases
  • 1 extra-fluffy pillow
  • 1 full-size comforter
  • 1 full-size mattress pad
  • 2 all-cotton bath towels, 2 hand towels and 2 washcloths
  • 1 shower curtain
  • 1 bath mat

NOTE: Costs are subject to change. A housing preference form will be included with your conditional acceptance offer. The accommodations outlined above may vary based on availability.

Prices shown represent housing for Spring 2018.

*Off-campus program housing is not available to students under the age of 18.

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