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Welcome Community College Students & Graduates

American Public University (APU) welcomes community college students and graduates with affordable tuition and generous transfer credit options.
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APU for You

At American Public University, our students appreciate value, demand quality, and come ready to learn. Recognized by the Online Learning Consortium for best practices in online education, we earned our reputation by always making you - the student - priority #1. APU's courses are designed to fit your busy schedule, so you can experience quality education wherever you choose to live, work, and learn. If your college isn't included in the partner list below, we still welcome you to join our student community.  Simply explore our site to learn more about the University.

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When Less is More

$0 Application Fee
For undergraduate & master's-level programs
$0 Transfer credit evaluation
$0 Textbooks & ebooks for undergraduates
$0 Tech Fee*
*$0 Tech Fee for partnered community college graduates

Value with No Sacrifice on Quality

$285 UNDERGRADUATE $250/credit with military grant
$370 MASTER'S DEGREE & GRAD CERTIFICATE $250/credit with military grant

Additional Benefits


Monthly start dates with no set login times.


Online classes that allow you to log on any time 24/7.


200+ career-relevant undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs.

Transfer Credit

Up to 90 credits awarded toward a bachelor’s degree. Transfer credit advisors are available to support your transition and maximize your transfer credit opportunities.
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We Support Military Families

APU's military grant covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250 per credit hour for all undergraduate and master's-level programs. The grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists.

To further minimize education costs, APU also offers these benefits:

  • $0 book costs for all undergraduate and master's-level courses for those eligible for the military grant
  • $0 technology fee for active-duty military servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reserve personnel

The grant is applied automatically for those who are eligible.

See What Online Learning Looks Like

MyClassroom is the streamlined online learning management system for students at American Public University. MyClassroom connects students to their syllabus, discussion threads with peer students and faculty, the University library, course tools and resources, and a Microsoft Office 365 account featuring Microsoft’s suite of apps. To underscore the convenience and flexibility for which APU is known, students can access their courses anytime on any device: desktop, tablet, or mobile. Students can log in at

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Steps to Get Started

  1. 1

    Choose Your Program

    Select your desired academic program from our 200+ degrees and certificates. Use our program finder to compare programs or call us for help if you’re not sure which program is right for you.

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Next Steps

Courses Start Monthly
Next Courses Start Sep 5
Register by Sep 2
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