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Our university at a glance.

Our Community of Students

87,000+

Degrees Conferred Since 1995

82,000+

Alumni

33

Average Age

18

Average Undergraduate Class Size

87%

Working Adults

49%

Students Referred By Others

Students by School

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Students by Level

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Military Background

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The Online Student Experience

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Our asynchronous format means you can log in and work on your own schedule.

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Classes start monthly so you can too

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8 and 16 week courses available in most programs

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Discussion boards, forums, blogs, and other social media keep you connected to classmates and professors.

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APUS library, study resources, and academic advisors to help you succeed.

Providing Value for Your Education Dollars

Tuition Costs

Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid.
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Transfer Your Credits

Your degree may be closer than you think.
Learn about transfer credits.

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of seniors surveyed evaluated their experience as positive

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), 2016

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of seniors surveyed would choose us again

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), 2016

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of alumni surveyed would recommend us to a friend or colleague

APUS Alumni Survey, 2017

Nearly 2,000 Global Faculty

Many of our faculty members are actively working as leaders in their fields. So the professors you find here today might be your mentors and colleagues tomorrow.

A Few of Our Experts

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Ms. Linda Silva

Award-Winning Novelist

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Dr. Nicole Drumhiller

Intelligence Studies Expert

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Dr. Matthew Crosston

Global Security Expert

University & Student Honors Go Hand-in-Hand

Online Learning Consortium

A five-time recipient of the prestigious Online Learning Consortium Effective Practice Award.

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43 graduate students and alumni honored as Presidential Management Fellowship finalists, one of the nation's most prestigious programs for leadership and public service.

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Received “Best for Vets Colleges” distinction from Military Times since 2015.

Recognized for the Quality of our Education

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

HLC Accreditation

APU is a member school of American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) (hlcommission.org). The HLC accredits degree-granting institutions located in a 19-state region and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Specialized Accreditation

In addition to our HLC accreditation, programs in nursing, business, emergency and disaster management, and public health have earned specialized accreditation. Specialized accreditation adds a level of rigor to the curriculum and demonstrates to employers that graduates of these programs have achieved the required knowledge and skills to perform in their professions.

 
Data on this page effective August 2018