American National University

Salem, VA 24153

American National University is one of the 26 private 4-year, for-profit colleges in Virginia. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Salem. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Every year 41% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

American National University's in-state tuition for 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.


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

Nursing Programs Offered

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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2.32 miles away
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3.78 miles away
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86.29 miles away
South University–Richmond
134.91 miles away
Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond
136.48 miles away
Salem International University
140.5 miles away
American Public University System
180.47 miles away
Stratford University
183.11 miles away
South College-Asheville
183.64 miles away
Global Health College
188.39 miles away


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/year
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

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first ...

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates of ...

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited nursing ...

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

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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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