Spring 2024 Estimated Costs1
Fee Amount
Tuition $29,718
AU Technology Fee $120
Projected AU Abroad Fee2 $8,900
Billable Subtotal: $38,738
Estimated Cost fo US Passport $165
Estimated Visa & Immigration Related Fees $0
Estimated International Airfare $1,400
Estimated Personal Expenses (minimal) $250
Non-billable subtotal $1,815
Total $40,553
Optional AU Health Insurance3 
All students MUST complete a waiver form to avoid this fee


Optional Tuition Refund Insurance
To enroll please contact: GradGuard(TM) by Allianz Global Assitance Web

Costs are estimated and are subject to change.

AU Abroad fee includes: pickup from the airport, housing in double occupancy rooms, meals (including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner), day and overnight excursions, health insurance, books, cultural outings, administrative support, pre-departure mailings, transcript translation and processing, pre-departure orientation, and emergency travel insurance.

3 Student Health Insurance may be waived if student is covered under another plan.

Note on estimated visa and immigration-related fees: US citizens can apply for a Standard Visitor visa upon entry to the UK. This visa is free and allows students to study in the UK for up to 6 months but does not allow the student to work, volunteer or intern.  

Personal expenses include: the basic expenses for laundry, toiletries and other incidental expenses. It does not include an estimate for personal travel, entertainment or social outings. 

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify and may be applied to this program. For information about financing options, consult with your university financial aid counselor.

American University offers the American Payment Plan (APP) as an alternative to paying the bill by splitting the balance into convenient monthly payments, with no added interest.