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American Public University System


American Military University

Military, national security, and public safety professionals looking for a premier online education.

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American Public University

Online education for service-minded working adults looking to make a difference in business, healthcare, education, government, and more.

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Our Mission

The mission of American Public University System is to provide high quality higher education with emphasis on educating the nation's military and public service communities by offering respected, relevant, accessible, affordable, and student-focused online programs that prepare students for service and leadership in a diverse, global society.

APUS at a Glance

#1 Provider of Education to U.S. Military and Veterans*
263 Degrees & Certificates
84% New Undergraduates Transferred Credit
123,000+ Graduates
*Based on FY 2019 Department of Defense tuition assistance and Veterans Administration student enrollment data, as reported by Military Times, 2020
Data current as of June 30, 2022
At each and every step of the way, I had the support needed to move toward the ultimate goal of graduating and pursuing my career ambitions.
Chanda Chann
BA Management, 2013
MBA 2015

In the News


An experienced strategic leader, Halverson is Chairman and CEO of Cypress International, a consulting firm focused on defense and homeland security.

The nominations signal continued APUS student and alumni recognition by the Presidential Management Fellows Program.
All active students at American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU) can now access an online peer-support network for their mental health needs and well-being, thanks to a new partnership with TalkCampus.
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