Applying to AUP

We are pleased that you are considering AUP to enrich your high school experience and understand that selecting an independent boarding school can be a stressful and confusing process. We have made every effort to make the application as simple and straightforward as possible.

Application Process

To be considered for admission, you must submit your online application here. Applications submitted after February 1st are accepted on a rolling schedule.

There are five steps for admittance to American University Preparatory School.

Step 1 - Getting Started


For most families, the admissions process begins through an introduction to our school. You may have heard about us from friends, family, or perhaps you located us online or simply drove by our campus. We invite you to complete a Request More Information form and a school representative will contact you to discuss your child's academic needs and/or schedule your own individual tour to learn more about our school community.

Step 2 - Submit an Application

At any point during your decision process, you may begin the online application by Creating an Online Account. Complete and submit the application along with any required supplemental documents if necessary. Your admissions file is open once we receive your completed application and the $100 non-refundable application fee. You have the flexibility to Log In to your account and access your open application as needed. Please notify the school if you would like to withdraw your application.

Step 3 - Recieve and acceptance email

If your child is accepted, the school representative will send an acceptance email along with an invitation to begin enrollment.

Step 4 - Create your AUP Parentweb Account

The acceptance email you receive in Step 3 will contain instructions to create a ParentsWeb account. ParentsWeb is the AUP online family portal which assists in facilitating communications between school and home.

Step 5 - Complete Enrollment

The enrollment process is completed online through ParentsWeb. Enrollment fees will be due at this time.

Admission Timeline


  • Campus Tours and Interviews
  • SSAT Testing: October 14, November 11, December 9, or January 6
  • Winter Vacation: December 18 – January 7


  • Campus Tours and Interviews


  • Application Deadline: February 1


  • Notification of Admissions Decisions: March 30
  • Spring Break: March 19 – April 1


  • Accepted Candidates’ Reply Deadline: April 14

Information for International Applicants