American Collegiate DC offers 65+ courses of study, including business, international relations, and communications. All courses are taught by American University faculty.
Life in Washington, DC
The capital of the United States, Washington, DC, is known for American history, international politics, and diverse arts and cultural offerings.
Application & Visa Help
We provide extensive support services and personalized programs for international students planning to study in the US. Our experienced counselors are committed to your success!
Summer 2021 (Pre-Sessional English Only)
March 29, 2021
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Tuition & Cost
Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, housing location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and career services — are included with tuition.
Typical cost for two semesters
Typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.
Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Your preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.
How To Apply
We offer a streamlined application process for international students.
Complete your application
Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.
Submit additional documentation
Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.
Apply for your F-1 student visa
Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.
Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.
Shorelight - Who We Are
As international student experience experts, we bring students to US schools—or connect top US programs with students abroad. Here's how:
Adjusting to College Life in US Cities
If you are an international student considering enrollment at an urban university, this guide to college student life in major US cities is for you.
Transferring Universities: A Guide for International Students
If you are an international student planning to transfer to a university in the US, this step-by-step guide can help you understand the application process, entry requirements, transfer policies, and more.