Welcome, Community College Transfer Students

American Military University (AMU) welcomes community college students and graduates with affordable tuition and generous transfer credit options.
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Make This Your Next Mission

Finish your next degree quickly. American Military University (AMU) is committed to awarding as much transfer credit as possible.*

If you’re transferring to AMU with an AA or AS, you may have already fulfilled our 30-credit general education requirement. We award up to 90 credits for previous academic coursework, military training, and work experience. AMU also evaluates and applies transfer credit at no cost.

At AMU, benefit from affordable tuition and the convenience and flexibility of online learning. Monthly course starts and weekly class schedules with no set login times enable you to control your schedule.

Join professionals from government, defense, security, law enforcement, and other mission-driven sectors who come to AMU for career-relevant education through 50+ bachelor’s degrees.

* The University applies transfer credits within current policies and procedures.

Learn More About Our Partnerships

If your community college is not represented in this drop-down menu, we still invite you to explore this page to learn about transferring to our University.

We Make Quality Higher Education Affordable

$0 Application Fee
For undergraduate & master's-level programs
$0 Transfer credit evaluation
$0 Ebooks for undergraduates
$0 Tech Fee
For graduates of community college partners
$325 Undergraduate Per Credit Hour

$250/credit with Military Grant1
Save with one of our many other grant options

$425 Master's-level Per Credit Hour

$250/credit with Military Grant1
Save with one of our many other grant options

1U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, including parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents, are eligible for a military tuition grant that covers undergraduate and
master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

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Giving You The Freedom To Learn


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.*

*The University applies transfer credits within current policies and procedures.

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We Support Military Families

AMU's Freedom 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.

Military spouses/dependents also receive a tuition grant. After the grant is applied, undergraduate and master's-level tuition is $250/credit hour.

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

  • $0 ebook costs for all  master's-level courses for those eligible for the Freedom Grant and/or military tuition grant (all undergraduate and doctoral students also receive no-cost ebooks)
  • $0 technology fee for active-duty military servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reserve personnel

The grant is applied automatically for those who are eligible. Tuition grants cannot be combined and only one tuition grant can be applied per course registration. 

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Steps To Get Started


    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.

    Complete Admissions Requirements

    After you submit your application, you learn about next steps to prepare to register for your first courses.

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