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What’s it like to learn online?

That’s a really good question. You’ll find the answers here.

Learning Online Has Its Benefits

Learning online gives you the flexibility your world demands. Studying at APU gives you the quality, respected education you deserve. So whether you’re deployed to a remote base, managing a demanding job, or running a busy household, APU lets you learn on your time, in your space. When you learn online you can:

  • Interact with other students who share your interests, regardless of their location.
  • Learn from expert professors located across the country, bringing perspectives from their fields.
  • Use our mobile application to study on the go.
  • Increase your comfort level with online technology, a skill highly valued in any career.

See What Online Learning Looks Like

Compare Learning Online vs. On Campus

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Class Schedule

Work on your own time on scheduled assignments. This is known as “asynchronous” learning.

Class Schedule

Attend and participate during scheduled class times. This is considered “synchronous” learning.

Teacher Interaction

Interact with your professor online via message boards, visual presentations, and videos

Teacher Interaction

Interact with your professor face-to-face in a physical classroom.

Learning Tools

Log into a website to find your assignments, test scores, messages, forums, and more.

Learning Tools

Log into a website to find your assignments, test scores, messages, forums, and more.

According to the 2016 National Survey of Student Engagement, the majority of our graduating seniors surveyed evaluated their University online learning experience as positive.
2016 National Survey of Student Engagement
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Get involved!

We may not have a physical student center, but you’ll find plenty of ways to socialize. Check out our clubs and organizations.

Next Steps

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Next Courses Start Nov 7
Register by Nov 4
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