Serving the Brave

  • Want to Learn More? Request Information

    Contact student support if you're a current student and need assistance.

    Step One: Introduce Yourself
    Validation message here
    Validation message here
    Validation message here
    Validation message here
    Validation message here
    Validation message here

The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.

Classes begin July 1.

Move with a purpose

Educating The Military Is Our #1 Mission

Take the challenge others won’t. Make your next mission an affordable, flexible, accessible education, choosing from 200+ programs at American Public University (APU).

APU offers our Preferred Military Rate to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists, providing the freedom to pursue undergraduate and master’s-level education for potentially ZERO out-of-pocket tuition. Move with a purpose at APU, where you may be able to turn your military service into academic credit.

APU is part of American Public University System (APUS), accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

How APU Gives You The Freedom To Learn

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate tuition with APU’s Preferred Military Rate. Master's tuition is $290/credit hour with the Preferred Military Rate.

Top 10
Best Online

We are dedicated to offering high-quality, affordable, and workforce-relevant education to our students. That's why we've been named one of the top 10 online colleges by ZDNet. It publishes technology news for professionals who need to stay informed about how technology impacts their careers.

24/7
Mental Health Support

We offer comprehensive cognitive and mental health resources, plus 24/7 real-time support through our partner TalkCampus to provide our students the mental health support they need.

$0
Technology Fee

We waive the per-course technology fee for all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists enrolled in undergraduate programs.

0
Entrance Exams

No standardized test scores required. Classes start monthly.

Top 11%
For Return on Investment

Reflecting our commitment to deliver value.

Ready to Learn More?

Request Information

A University That's Got Your Six

Icon symbolizing military

A Team Approach

Military education managers are located near military installations around the U.S. and available virtually for servicemembers overseas. Our academic advisors are available seven days a week. They work with you to help you reach your goals. Contact us to find a rep near you.

Icon symbolizing military

TA and GI Bill® Help

Our trained financial aid advisors help you navigate and maximize your military tuition assistance (TA) and other options, like federal student aid and the Post-9/11 GI Bill®

Icon symbolizing supportive

Supportive

Veterans work on our faculty and staff. They bring their battle-tested knowledge and experience from the military, government, and defense sectors. We also have a staff chaplain to support you when you need it most.

Icon symbolizing efficiency

Get the Credit You Deserve

APU evaluates and applies transfer credit for military service, training and job experience, previous college credits, JST, DSST, POST, ACE-evaluated training, and CLEP exams.

Icon symbolizing convenience

Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Icon symbolizing efficiency

Be in Control

You can quickly turn your ambitions into reality because classes begin every month. Most classes are 8 weeks long.

Icon symbolizing military

Active Veterans Community

Our student body includes 9,000+ veterans and 5,000+ active members in our Student Veterans of America chapter.

Request Information

Go From Combat to Classroom With Confidence

Explore some of our most popular programs with active-duty military members: BA in Criminal Justice, BS in Sports and Health Sciences, BA in Intelligence Studies, and BBA in Business Administration. You can also use our program finder to learn about any of 200+ undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates.

Sort:
Clear Filters

We Help Military Spouses Achieve Their Goals

APU supports the ambitions of military spouses by supplementing funds available through the My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship program. Find out who’s eligible and how military spouses can pursue a career-oriented associate degree or certification. Learn more.

Move With a Purpose. Take the Next Step Now.

Classes begin July 1.

Request InformationApply Now

There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs