Innovative Urban Education in Downtown Los Angeles
Tuition & Fees
2020-2021 Academic Year
When evaluating your ability to finance your child’s education, you are likely considering several questions: Can I afford it? When is the best time to invest? What school has the best cost-to-benefit ratio? How does the school use tuition dollars? These questions are important to consider early in the process of deciding to apply and enroll your student in a private boarding school.
American University Preparatory’s tuition for residential students is $53,000/year and $19,500 for day students.
For residential students this price includes on-campus living and food accommodations, academic programming, college counseling, SAT preparation, textbooks, school activities, enrollment in the Explore Academy, access to the vast network of resources within our network partnerships, and YMCA membership.
For day students, the tuition includes lunch accommodations in our dining hall, academic programming, college counseling, SAT preparation, textbooks, school activities, enrollment in the Explore Academy, art and computer supplies, YMCA membership, The tuition received by AUP goes back towards providing our students the best experience and education we can offer.
To help families when the tuition seems unreachable, we have a few financial programs to help students reach their goals. First, we offer a Merit Scholarship program; second, students can apply for financial aid; and third, families can utilize services such as Tuition Loan Solutions. As you consider your options, contact us in the Admissions Office to learn more about how we try to ease your way through the process.