Before you begin your application, you will need the following documents:

  • College/university transcripts
  • Copies of your passport
  • English test scores*

*Acceptable English test scores include: TOEFL – iBT, IELTS, ITEP, PTE, GSCE/IGSCE

Please note you will not need all of these documents to complete the application. You will, however, need them at a later date.

Filling Out the Application

1. Begin your application below. If needed, you can save your progress and resume at a later time.

2. Once you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email. A representative from American University will contact you about next steps.

3. If you have questions about the application process, please contact us.


*Students must have all required documents by the below deadlines, for academic acceptance and I-20 issuance.

Note: If you are working with an agent or educational counselor, please submit your application through them.

Important Dates

For all application and payment deadlines as well as move-in and program start dates,
please visit the Important Dates page.


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