American National University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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American National University is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 1,210 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1886 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Salem, Virginia.

American National University is listed in Top Gay Friendly Schools in the United States.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
22
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at American National University.

American National University implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 22 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Management, Business, Pharmacy, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
74%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

American National University student retention rate is fair at 74% (above Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at American National University is below average - 50%.

Student to faculty ratio at American National University is good: 8:1. Find out more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,600
Medium
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median - around $11,500 annually. The additional fees at American National University beyond tuition are about $100; this totals $11,600 per academic year.

Read the details about American National University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities) and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at American National University is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $75.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at American National University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (540) 986-1800 or check American National University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
American National University provides evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at American National University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at American National University.

Based on the college crime data, American National University seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

American National University Location and Maps



Post Address: American National University, 1813 E Main St, Salem, Virginia 24153, USA
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