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At American Public University, we believe that education should not be a privilege reserved for the few. We are committed to breaking barriers by providing high quality, affordable education through 200+ degree and certificate programs. Access starts with affordable tuition, monthly program starts, and 100% online courses.1 Because when more people pursue their passion, lives change. Communities change. The world changes. Your opportunity to make a difference is within reach, without limits.

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2 Military Tuition Grant U.S. active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for a military tuition grant that caps undergraduate and master’s-level tuition at $250/credit hour.

3 $0 Application Fee A $100 fee is required for all doctoral applications.

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