Admissions at a Glance

Merit Deadline
February 1
Application Deadlines

Fall 2021 Priority Deadline: June 11
Fall 2021 Final Deadline: July 9
Fall 2021 Start of Classes: August 30

Required materials
Application form and fee
Statement of purpose
2 letters of recommendation
Professional Experience
Prior teaching experience is not required, but is strongly recommended. The Admissions Committee carefully reviews each applicant's personal and professional experience to assess readiness for graduate study at American University.
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Graduate Admissions Deadlines

Below are the Graduate Admissions Deadlines for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020.

Cohort Start Date Priority Deadline Final Complete Decision Date Deposit Deadline Start of Classes
Summer 2020 March 6 April 3 April 10 April 24 May 11
Fall 2020 June 12 July 10 July 17 July 31 August 24