Program Tuition and Costs

Tuition (9-graduate credits)
$11,175.00
Required Student Fees
$185.00
U*Pass Transportation Program 1
$130.00
Student Health Insurance Fee (optional) 2
$780.00 (fall)
$1,035.00 (spring and summer)

1University Pass. Unlimited Metrorail & Metrobus transportation.
2Students may waive the Student Health Insurance if they are covered through a different plan.

Housing Options

American University does not offer on-campus housing for graduate students. GPS students have the option of finding their own housing in DC or staying in university-sponsored housing at the Berkshire Apartments, down the street from AU's campus. All Berkshire apartments are double occupancy and floor plans are available online.

Rates for Berkshire Apartments (2017-2018)
Studio Apartment
$5,842 per student/semester
Small One-Bedroom Apartment
$6,489 per student/semester
Medium/Large One-Bedroom Apartment
$7,464 per student/semester

For students who choose to find their own housing in DC, AU has an Off-Campus Housing Website set up with housing options, a message board to help you find roommates, and other resources.