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American University, Washington, DC

Transferring to AU

American University is a diverse body of students, who represent all 50 states and 123 countries. Many of our students join us from other institutions, 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.

How to Apply

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International Transfer Students

Learn more about how to transfer to AU as an international student.

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Readmit Applicants

Undergraduate students who wish to re-enroll at AU after separating from the university for one semester (excluding summer sessions) or more must apply for readmission.

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Transfer Resources

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Future Eagle Portal

Check the status of your application, register for events, and receive more information about AU.

Future Eagle Portal

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Transfer Credit Guidelines

Some of your credits may be elligible for transfer to AU. Our Transfer Articulation Database can help you determine what credits will transfer.

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Credit by Exam

AU will accept a maximum of 30 credit hours from one or a combination of specific tests.

Exam Credit Info

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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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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding transferring to AU.

Transfer FAQs