Whether you're well along your career path or just starting out, the Alternative Credit Project™ (ACP) provides a pool of online courses that American Public University will accept towards your degree. If you're ready to move forward, we're ready to help.
Deciding where to complete your college education is a big step. The degree you pick and the courses you take must be relevant to your career and to today's marketplace. At American Public University, we are committed to providing quality academics, superior student resources, and affordable tuition. With more than 190 industry-relevant online degree programs to choose from, it's time to stop asking where and start asking when.
More than 100 ACP courses are available for transfer credit1. Download this file to see the full list.
You may request your ACP Transcript directly from the American Council on Education (ACE).
1 - Maximum number of credits to transfer = Associate – 15, Bachelor's – 30 and Certificate – 3.
2 - Source: U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Bachelor's Programs, January 2016.
3 - Source: National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), 2012.
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American Public University is a leading provider of affordable, quality online education offering more than 90 degree programs to learners everywhere. APU is ranked in the top 20% overall of online bachelor's degree programs by U.S. News & World Report (Source: U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Bachelors Programs, January 2016).
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*Public 4-year, in-state undergraduate data is provided by the College Board’s Trends in College Pricing 2015. Graduate information is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Digest of Educational Statistics 2014-2015 data. Annual estimates are based on total institutional costs (published tuition, required fees, and books) assuming 30 undergraduate or 18 graduate-level semester credit hours.
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