Tuition and Fees
At American University tuition is charged by credit hour and billed by semester. Below is a summary of the tuition and fees you can expect throughout your journey.
Finance Your Education
We know that financing your education is a key factor in deciding whether to pursue a graduate degree. We are here to help!
All applicants are automatically considered for Kogod's merit-based scholarships, including international students.
Your aid may include an AU scholarship or grant, federally funded grants, private loans, and/or low-interest federally funded loans.
There are more than 17 need- and merit-based Kogod scholarships for current graduate students plus 10 available to most Kogod students in any program.
2022-2023 Tuition Fees
|33 Credits||$1,866 per Credit||$61,578 Total Tuition|
2022-2023 One-Time Fees
|Enrollment Fee||$500 (Applied toward Tuition)|
2022-2023 Fees per Semester
|Fees||Full-Time (9+ Credits)||Part-Time||Summer Session|
Health Insurance Premiums
Health insurance is mandatory for all full-time degree, resident, and international students unless the student has comparable coverage under another health insurance plan.
|Start Date||End Date||Premium|
|Annual||August 1, 2021||July 31, 2022||$1,981|
|Fall Only||August 1, 2021||December 31, 2021||$826|
|Spring/Summer Only||January 1, 2022||July 31, 2022||$1,156|
|Summer Only||May 1, 2021||July 31, 2021||$496|
American University's International Student and Scholar Services has developed a graduate student cost guide to assist international students with acquiring visas to study in the United States.
For an explanation of fees, visit American University's tuition and fees information page.