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Federal School Code & Location

Code: 038193-00
Location: West Virginia


Tuition & Fees


Tuition Rates Per Credit Hour

  • Undergrad: $270 | $250 with military grant
  • Graduate: $350 | $325 with military grant
  • Audit: $100

Tuition Grant for Military-Affiliated Students
To minimize out-of-pocket costs for servicemembers, we offer our military-affiliated students a tuition grant that caps undergraduate tuition at $250/credit hour (military TA limit) and graduate tuition at $325/credit hour. This grant is for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans. View more military-affiliated student benefits.

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Tuition & Fees

*Public 4-year, in-state undergraduate data is provided by the College Board’s Trends in College Pricing 2015. Graduate information is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Digest of Educational Statistics 2014-2015 data. Annual estimates are based on total institutional costs (published tuition, required fees, and books) assuming 30 undergraduate or 18 graduate-level semester credit hours.


The APUS book grant provides undergraduate students with textbooks/e-books at no charge.

Book Grant Savings: Ebooks are provided at no cost for students enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit. The undergraduate book grant is estimated to save $250 per academic semester if you are registered as a full-time student.




  • Admission and registration: $0
  • Technology (per course): $50
  • Learning Tracks COLL099 or COLL599: $50
  • Late registration: $50
  • Certificate completion: $25
  • Graduate comprehensive exam: $250
  • Graduation (for most degrees): $100
  • Transcripts (per copy):
    • Official electronic: $10
    • Official paper: $20
    • Unofficial electronic: $5

Technology fees are covered by grants for U.S. active-duty military service members, and for Guard and Reserve personnel when using military tuition assistance.

Note: Fees may vary by academic program. For example, ENGR and ELEN courses incur a $100 technology fee. Please view your program of interest for exact fees.

Refunds & Withdrawals

If you withdraw from or drop a course, your account may be credited based on the guidelines listed below.

8 Week Course Withdrawal Refund Schedule

  • Before or during week 1: 100% refund
  • During week 2: 75%
  • During weeks 3 and 4: 50%
  • During weeks 5 through 8: No refund

16 Week Course Withdrawal Refund Schedule

  • Before or during week 1 or 2: 100% refund
  • During weeks 3 and 4: 75%
  • During week 5 through 8: 50%
  • During weeks 9 through 16: No refund

Course withdrawals could impact your eligibility for some financial aid, so it is important to look into that prior to making a decision.


Paying for School

Our competitive tuition rates make earning your degree here not only a smart investment in your future, but a responsible financial decision. Here’s some help with how you can fund your college education and potentially save on total costs.


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