Within District of Columbia, American University is Considered an Average Quality College at a Very Expensive Price.
American University's overall average net price combined with an average quality education, results in a poor value for the money when compared to other colleges and universities in District of Columbia. This lands American University in the #5 slot on our ranking of Best Colleges for the Money in District of Columbia.
Nationally, Great School with a High Price
The following graphic shows how the cost of obtaining a degree at American University compares to other similar quality colleges nationwide.