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International Prospective Students

Questions?

For Prospective Students:
Phone: 202-885-6500
Fax: 202-885-1025
E-mail: facounselor@american.edu

For Current or Continuing Students:
Phone: 202-885-8000
Email: financialaid@american.edu

Contact Information

No need-based financial aid is available to international students (non-U.S. citizens).

Eligibility for federal and university need-based aid is limited to U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, and eligible non-citizens who are currently living within the United States for purposes other than studying.

More information about financial issues and merit scholarship opportunities for prospective, first-year international students can be found here

Information about financial planning and advice for admitted, first-year students can be accessed here.

Financial Aid Deadlines

Early Decision I: FAFSA and CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE: Nov. 10
Early Decision II: FAFSA and CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE: Jan. 10
Regular Decision Freshman: FAFSA and CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE: Jan. 10
Transfer: FAFSA and CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE: Mar. 1
Current (Continuing) AU Students: FAFSA: May 1

More about DEADLINES

Undergraduate Costs of Attendance

For the most up to date undergraduate costs of attendance, please visit the Student Accounts page.

Tuition and Fees