Minimum Cumulative GPA Required: 3.0
Associate's Degree Required: Yes
- Guaranteed admission if all requirements are met, including a 3.0 minimum GPA.
- Students must complete an A.A. or A.S. degree at MC.
- Application fee is waived.
- Students with a GPA of at least 3.8 will qualify for upper-level honors courses at AU.
- Transfer scholarships available
- Students are admitted in the Fall only.
- Students must sign Letter of Intent by October 1 prior to transferring the following Fall and remain enrolled at MC until earning an A.A. or A.S. degree.
- Students must submit a transfer application by February 1 prior to the fall entry.
Tuition & Fees, Transfer Scholarships
Learning Format: In-Person
Housing Information: american.edu/ocl/housing
Guaranteed Admission Information: american.edu/admissions/transfer/GAA.cfm
Transfer Equivalency Site (See how classes transfer to AU): american.edu/provost/registrar/transfer/index.cfm
View a PowerPoint overviewing the transfer process to AU, complete with transfer tips here.
Name: Jeremy Lowe
Title: Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: (202) 885-6012
About American University
American University is a dynamic, medium-sized, college-centered research university located 4 miles from the White House in Northwest Washington, D.C. 90% of AU's faculty have the highest degree in their field and are considered experts. The average class size is 23 students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12:1. 93% of student are working, in graduate school, or both within six months of graduating from AU. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the many research opportunities available both with current professors and in the city. The National Institute of Health is just down the street, and offers many opportunities for research in the health sciences.
We use the greater city of Washington, D.C. as our learning laboratory. 89% of students have completed at least one internship by the time they graduate, and most student have two or three work experiences alongside taking classes or over the summer. These internships range from working on Capitol Hill, in non-governmental organizations and non-profit organizations, Fortune-500 companies, and Smithsonian museums. In addition to taking advantage of our location in our nation’s capital, students are globally-minded with almost 70% of our students studying abroad in over 135 programs around the world. Students also come from across the globe to study with us, making up a student population that represents all 50 states and 129 different countries.
Campus Location: Washington, D.C.