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, email email@example.com by August 1 (for fall/summer)or November 1 (for spring).
To withdraw your application, please contact your Program Director within your department.