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American Studies

American University Washington DC

48 months
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52160 USD/year
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About

The American Studies program at American University Washington DC examines American institutions, cultures, and society, while also inviting students to engage in community research and service in Washington DC and the metropolitan area.

Overview

Overview

American Studies at American University Washington DC is interdisciplinary. That means our program gives students the freedom to take core classes in American Studies as well as electives in history, literature, cultural studies, politics, and the social sciences.  

Washington, DC, is the perfect place to explore American Studies. Our program is committed to social justice, activism, research and community learning. Our faculty are experts in the study of popular culture and discourse, and their impact on society. Our students work to understand American institutions and culture through the intersection of race, gender, sexuality, and class issues.

The American Studies program draws on the resources of its extraordinary location in Washington, DC. With spectacles of nationalism at every turn, the city exemplifies a spirit and tradition of American exceptionalism.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • American Dreams/American Lives 
  • Washington, D.C.: Life inside a Monument 
  • Poverty and Culture 
  • Interpreting American Culture
  • Contemporary American Culture 
  •  Community Activism and Regional Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Admission 

  • Early Decision: November 15
  • Early Decision 2: January 15
  • Regular Decision: January 15

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
4.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
50

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
4.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
50

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee of U.S. $75
  • Academic records for grades 9-12 with official transcripts and certified English translations (if applicable), for each secondary institution attended
  • Two academic letters of recommendation
  • Demonstrated English proficiency
  • Interruption of Studies Statement if you have already graduated from secondary school at the time of application.

Tuition Fee

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    52160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52160 USD per year during 48 months.

52,160 - 58,171 USD

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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