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All Undergraduate Accelerator students are guaranteed conveniently located housing as part of their program. You will be assigned housing upon acceptance to the program at an off-campus housing location called WISH Woodley Park Apartments. 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.

IAP Off-Campus Housing

The WISH Woodley Park Apartments is a community located just two blocks away from the Woodley Park/ Adams Morgan Metro station. All students will be assigned a same-gender roommate to share a bedroom with two twin beds. There are one, two, and three-bedroom units available at this housing location. Students will be provided a form to state their housing preference upon their acceptance into the program.

Option A

Three-bedroom apartment with two full bathrooms
This is a three-bedroom apartment to be shared by six students, with two students per bedroom. Includes a fully furnished living room and kitchen.

Option B

Two-bedroom apartment with one full bathroom
This is a two-bedroom apartment to be shared by four students, with two students per bedroom. Includes a fully furnished living room and kitchen.

Option C

One-bedroom apartment with one full bathroom
This is a one-bedroom apartment to be shared by two students, with two students sharing one bedroom. Includes a fully furnished living room and kitchen.
Academic Accelerator Program (2 terms)Extended Accelerator Program (3 terms)Pre-sessional English (3 terms)*
Option AOption BOption COption AOption BOption COption AOption BOption C
Summer 2020N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Fall 2020$17,278$19,112$20,212$26,176$28,955$30,621$23,037$25,483$26,949
Spring 2021$17,537$19,399$20,515$23,296$25,770$30,621$23,296$25,770$27,252
Summer 2021$23,555$26,056$27,555$23,555$26,056$27,555$23,555$26,056$27,555

*The duration of the Pre-Sessional English (PSE) program is for one or two terms; upon successful completion of PSE, students progress into the Extended Accelerator Program (3-terms) and continue in program housing for the duration of one year. Therefore, the housing cost listed is for three terms.

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 provided upon your acceptance into the program. The accommodations outlined above may vary based on availability.

Prices shown represent housing for Spring 2020.

*If you are under the age of 18, please contact globalresidentadvisor@auaccelerator.com.

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