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Our university at a glance.

Our Community of Students

100,000+ Students

32 Average Age

16 Average Class Size

89% Working Adults

52% Active Duty Military

Students by School

Percentage of Students by School

Students by Level

Percentage of Students by Level

Military Background

Percentage of Students by Military Background
Asynchronous format

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

Classes start monthly

Classes start monthly so you can too

8 and 16 week courses available

8 and 16 week courses available in most programs

Online library, study resources, and academic advisors to help you succeed

Online library, study resources, and academic advisors to help you succeed

Providing Value for Your Education Dollars

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Transfer Your Credits

50% of our students receive course credit for prior college or work experience

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Our students say

Our alumni say

Employers say

of seniors evaluated their experience as positive

would recommend us to a friend or colleague

would hire another one of our graduates

of seniors would choose us again

feel their degree helped them obtain a promotion or new job

feel our graduates possess field specific academic skills

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), 2012
American Public University System, Alumni Survey, 2012
APUS Alumni Employer Survey, January 2006-December 2012

2,000+ Globally Located Faculty Members

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

Linda Silva

Linda Silva
Award-Winning Novelist

Chris Reynolds, CEM

Chris Reynolds, CEM
Emergency Management Expert

Karen Paullet

Karen Paullet
Cybercrime Expert

University & Student Honors Go Hand-in-Hand

Sloan Consortium’s Effective Practice Award

The only three-time recipient of the prestigious Sloan Consortium’s Effective Practice Award (2009, 2010, 2013)

Presidential Management Fellowship

Nearly 30 graduate students and alumni honored as Presidential Management Fellowship finalists, one of the nation's most prestigious programs for leadership and public service

Recognized for the Quality of our Education

APUS is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

HLC Accreditation

We are a member school of American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a member of the North Central Association. 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, our B.S. in Nursing (RN to BSN) program has earned specialized accreditation through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and 17 of our business programs have earned specialized accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The curriculum for these programs meets the higher standards required by these external accrediting organizations.