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Higher Education That Is Accessible

American Public University (APU) understands your desire to make a difference. We’re ready to help you achieve your goals, providing high quality, affordable education in 200+ degree and certificate program—all convenient, accessible, and flexible. To ensure access by students from all walks of life, we offer a variety of tuition grants, reflecting our commitment to help minimize debt. Our programs are with 24/7 access and no set login times. At APU, there are 0 entrance exams and classes start every month—allowing you to quickly turn your ambitions into reality.

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Making Quality Higher Education Within Reach

At APU, we believe higher education must come with lower tuition. It must be more affordable. So we’re removing higher education barriers to give you the power to pursue your passion.

$350
Per Credit Hour Undergrad

Your tuition will be $350/credit hour for undergraduate courses. Request information to learn how you can save on tuition with one of our special rates or grants.

$455
Per Credit Hour Master's

Your tuition will be $455/credit hour for master's and graduate certificate courses. Request information to learn how you can save on tuition with one of our special rates or grants.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate tuition with APU’s Preferred Military Rate. Master's tuition is $290/credit hour with the Preferred Military Rate.

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Ebooks

We provide no-cost ebooks for all undergraduate, doctoral, and Preferred Military Rate-eligible master’s-level students.

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There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, (parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents) are eligible for the Preferred Military Rate of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and $290/credit hour for master’s-level courses. The Preferred Military Rate, which is applied automatically, supersedes all other university grants and special rates, and cannot be combined with any other special promotions.

Making Education Possible for You

We’ve earned our reputation as a respected leader in online higher education by always making you—the student—our #1 priority.

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Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

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Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

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Be in Control

You can quickly turn your ambitions into reality because classes begin every month. Most classes are 8 weeks long.

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Save Time

Bachelor’s degree students can transfer up to 90 credits, and master’s degree students up to 15 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, professional training, ACE-evaluated training, and credits by exam.

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Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

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Supportive

All students have access to our advisors who are available seven days a week, as well as our robust catalog of mental health resources, including TalkCampus, a real-time, professionally monitored peer support app.

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