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Transfer to American University

American University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Its main campus spans 90 acres near Ward Circle, a residential area in the northwest of the District. The most popular majors at American University include business management, marketing, journalism, and visual and performing arts. TCC has specific transfer agreements with American University to benefit our students. See the links below for detailed information!

American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

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Phone: 202-885-1000
Institution Type: Private
Minimum GPA (required for Transfer Students): 2.00

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The college has specific agreements with some colleges and universities to benefit our students. The Virginia Community College System also works diligently on behalf of all students who attend one of Virginia’s 23 community colleges — to include TCC students. See the link(s) below for detailed agreement information.

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TCC Transfer/Articulation Agreements

TCC Associate Degree

  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts

American University Bachelor’s Degree

  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations
Year Signed 2014
  • VCCS Guaranteed Admissions Agreement (GAA): No
  • VCCS GAA Letter of Intent Required: Yes
  • VCCS GAA Minimum GPA required: 3.0
Transfer Guide

See how your TCC courses may transfer to:American University.

Note: This information is intended to guide students transferring from Tidewater Community College to one of our partner institutions. The information is subject to change. For questions regarding specific transfer information, please contact the transfer institution directly.