Prepare for a Different Mission

At American Military University (AMU), we take great pride in serving National Guard members and Reservists. Our classes are online with no set login times and our classes start every month, so you can begin on your schedule. We 're also committed to saving you time and money by awarding transfer credit* for your prior college coursework and military experience.
 

*The University reserves the right to accept or deny credits according to the policies outlined on these transfer credit webpages. Actual time to completion will be based upon transfer credit evaluation and eligibility.

Steps to Get Started

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UNDERGRADUATE AND MASTER’S EDUCATION FOR POTENTIALLY ZERO OUT-OF-POCKET TUITION*

Join fellow servicemembers and start the next chapter of your life reducing the burden of college debt by advancing your education at AMU.
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All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, (parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents) are eligible for the Preferred Military Rate of $250/credit for undergraduate and master’s-level courses. 

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Ebooks for all undergraduate, doctoral, and Preferred Military Rate-eligible master’s-level students provided at no cost.

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Undergraduate or Master's-level Application or Transfer Credit Fees.

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Technology fee for all undergraduate courses. There is a technology fee of $85 for all master's-level courses.

*Zero-out-of-pocket tuition may be possible when the Preferred Military Rate is combined with other forms of financial assistance, such as military TA or federal Pell grants.

 

Additional Resources

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Military Tuition Assistance (TA)

We are committed to helping our military students find additional savings beyond the military TA. We help you limit out-of-pocket costs by offering low tuition rates, a tuition grant, an undergraduate and master's-level book grant, and much more.

Learn More About Maximizing Your Benefits
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AMU'S ARMY CREDENTIALING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The Army’s credentialing assistance program is a training program that supports your professional development in your current MOS or in an occupation that you decide to pursue when you leave military service.

Learn More About the Army CA Program
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Returning Military Students

You can return to your program if you submitted a request to place your program on hold prior to a military deployment or if you did not make any progress on your academic program for a full year.

Learn More About Returning

A Few Reasons Why We Are #1* AMU Removes Barriers

#1 provider of higher education for the U.S. military*
*Based on FY 2019 Department of Defense tuition assistance data, as reported by Military Times, 2020, and Veterans Administration student enrollment data as of 2023.
95% of military and military-affiliated undergrads applied transfer credit
72% Have Graduated With No APUS-incurred Student Loan Debt*

*Alumni Graduated with No APUS-incurred Student Loan Debt

As of December 31, 2021. Includes alumni who graduated with an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree from APUS. Student loan debt is defined as student loans and private education loans used for tuition, fees, living expenses, and book costs associated with courses taken at APUS. Many APUS students receive military tuition assistance and veterans education benefits, which are not student loan debt.

We're Here to Help

Find Your Local Military Education Manager

If you cannot find a representative in your area, please email [email protected] or call

877-755-2787

Mon - Thurs:  8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET
Fri: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
Sat: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET
Sun: Closed
 

Next Steps

Courses Start Monthly
Next Courses Start Mar 4
Make sure to apply for Military Tuition Assistance 7 days prior to start date.
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