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In the News
November 19, 2020
Naming Pays Tribute to Dr. Boston Building APUS as a Trailblazer of Affordable Online Higher Education
November 11, 2020
APUS Offers Scholarships, Newly Launched Freedom Grant® and Ongoing Support of Military-Affiliated Events
American Public University System Enables U.S. Service Members to Pursue Undergraduate and Master’s Degrees for Zero Out-of-Pocket Tuition
November 02, 2020
Freedom Grant® Awards over $17.6 Million to Approximately 49,000 Students in Just Six Months
APUS Names Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, Former Deputy Commander of U.S. Cyber Command, to Board of Trustees
October 15, 2020
APUS has appointed retired U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart to its Board of Trustees. Stewart currently serves as the chief innovation and business intelligence officer for Ankura, of Washington, D.C.
Co-Sponsor American Public University System Recognizes CloudLabs with $25,000 Prize at 2020 Milken-Penn GSE Competition
October 13, 2020
Event is a prestigious and well-funded education business plan competition that attracts innovative ideas from around the world.
October 05, 2020
APUS has been named the most popular university nationwide for veterans using their GI Bill benefit, according to Military Times as measured by student enrollment.
September 16, 2020
Thought Leaders to Discuss Space Exploration, Education, Entrepreneurship
APUS Launches Online Job-Search Platform to Help Over 182,000 Students and Alumni Pursue Their Purpose
September 10, 2020
Innovative, Custom-Built APUS CareerLink Features Thousands of Openings for Entry-Level to Highly Specialized Positions
September 03, 2020
American Public University System proudly announced that it now has surpassed 100,000 alumni, having conferred over 114,800 associate, bachelor’s, master’s degrees and certificates to dynamic, service-minded professionals making a difference in their communities.
July 08, 2020
American Public University System, a leader in providing affordable, inclusive, quality online higher education to military, veteran and service-minded communities, announced today that it has selected Dr. Wade Dyke, Former President of Kaplan University and CEO of Great Hearts Academy, as president, effective August 12, 2020.
American Public University System Recognizes Accomplished Class of 2020 at its First-Ever Virtual Commencement
May 20, 2020
American Public University System (APUS) celebrated a record graduating class at its 24th annual commencement on May 16 – its first-ever virtual ceremony in response to the global coronavirus pandemic. The event, which recognized the accomplishments of nearly 13,000 American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU) graduates from all 50 states and 19 countries worldwide, featured more than 2,000 student participants and was streamed live via the university’s Facebook pages.
American Public University System Health Information Management Bachelor’s Program Recognized by Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
April 13, 2020
American Public University System (APUS) today announced that its Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (BS HIM) has received initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) in recognition of the program’s substantial compliance with the nationally-established CAHIIM Accreditation Standards.
April 07, 2020
New initiative from online pioneer to support program progression for up to 20,000+ visiting students from institutions impacted by coronavirus pandemic
March 06, 2020
Cross-sector symposium to address educational opportunities and challenges for new US Space Force, extraterrestrial exploration
American Public University System Selects Analytikus Foresight Platform in Support of Commitment to Student Success and Learning Outcomes
January 28, 2020
APUS announced that it will implement Analytikus Foresight, an artificial intelligence-based platform designed to measure and improve student retention and learning outcomes in the first quarter of 2020.
Distance Learning Systems Expands Online Learning Program with American Public University System Partnership
January 08, 2020
Distance Learning Systems (DLSII) has partnered with American Public University System (APUS) to provide DLSII students with increased flexibility and affordability throughout the general education portion of their degree program.