American National University

Salem, VA 24153
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American National University is one of the twenty-six private, for-profit 4-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in a suburb, in Salem.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 980 students attend the school. Every year 41% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

American National University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $14,832, and fees were $54. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $14,832 and $54 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Number of Students980
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
07/01/1954 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$412/credit
In State Students$412/credit
Out of State Students$412/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$442/credit
In State Students$442/credit
Out of State Students$442/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $18,540 $18,540 $18,540
ADN 70 $28,840 $28,840 $28,840
BSN 125 $51,500 $51,500 $51,500
FNP 50 $22,100 $22,100 $22,100
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of American National University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 65% $5,253
Other Federal Grant 41% $357
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 88% $3,674
Federal Student Loans 71% $11,653
Private Loans 6% $24,336


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$19,168
$30,001 to $48,000$17,149
$48,001 to $75,000$22,176
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000$23,145

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.
American National University
1813 East Main Street
Salem, VA 24153

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