Get Started With Your Application to a U.S. School

Thank you for your interest in American University

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There is a non-refundable application fee in USD according to your course selection. Payment can be made by credit card. We accept Visa or Mastercard. You will be prompted to pay the application fee at the end of the application.

Tuition and Additional Costs • Tuition for one semester is $7,200 in the fall and spring. • Tuition for the 10-week summer semester is $5,400, and it is $2,700 for the 5-week summer semester.

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Before beginning your application, you will need to gather the following information and items to complete your application:

Application Checklist

  • Form of Payment
  • Passport Number
  • Dependent Information

Please read carefully before you apply

  1. Fill out the application form completely. The spelling of your name and date of birth must be the same as recorded in your passport.
  2. Are you ready to apply? You can now apply directly to the following schools using the Study in the USA application service.
  3. All applicants should be prepared to provide the school a copy of their valid passport and financial documents showing sufficient funds to pay tuition and cost of living.
  4. You will be required to obtain a student visa in order to legally enter the United States and attend your ESL program.
  5. If your school doesn't contact you within 10 days after you have submitted your application, please contact