Congratulations On Your Acceptance!
- Fall semester: April 15 (or within 3 weeks if admitted after April 1)
Spring/Summer semester: within 3 weeks of acceptance
- Final transcript (with degree)
- Fall: August 29 (first day of class)
Spring: November 1
Summer: May 1
- FAFSA Application Deadlines
- See fafsa.ed.gov.
Graduate applicants who have been offered admission to American University may request to defer their enrollment for up to one year. Deferral requests are not guaranteed and must be approved by the respective program's department. Candidates who are approved for a deferral do not have to file a new application.
To submit a deferral request, fill out the deferral form by August 1 (for fall/summer)or November 1 (for spring).
Please withdraw your application using the withdrawal form.