Active Military, Veterans, & Dependents

American University

At American University, we're extremely proud of our Veteran and Military affiliated students and value their unique perspective, intellectual diversity, and experience. AU is a diverse body of students, who represent all 50 states and 123 countries and bring a unique perspective to our community of changemakers. If you're looking for a school that will challenge you intellectually and provide you with access to one of the most international cities in the world, look no further.

This Is American University

American University, Washington, DC

How to Apply

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Applying to AU

Learn how to apply to AU as a prospective undergraduate student.

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Future Eagle Portal

Your Future Eagle Portal allows you to check the status of your application, register for events, and receive more information about AU.

Future Eagle Portal


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Military Credit Guidelines

American University will consider up to a maximum of 30 credits for transfer from a combination of military course work.

Military Credit

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Transfer Credit Guidelines

AU's Transfer Articulation Database can help you determine what credits will transfer.

View Database

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Veteran Education Benefits

Veterans Affairs administers several education programs for active duty military personnel, veterans, and dependents.

Review Benefits

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Financial Aid

In order to be considered for need-based financial aid, students must complete the FAFSA and CSS Profile. 

Financial Aid Info

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AU offers several scholarship opportunities for prospective transfer students.

Transfer Scholarships

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Veteran Services Office

AU's Veteran Services Office helps students navigate VA benefits and provides numerous on campus resources. 

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