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Fees & Tuition

APUS Doctoral Student Fees

Application Fee:  $100

Course materials: Through our University Book Grant, textbooks and/or e-books are provided at no charge to students in the doctoral program.

Graduation fee: $100

APUS Doctoral Programs Tuition

Doctor of Strategic Intelligence:  $50,054

  • Year One = $20,022 (3 terms x $6,674)
  • Year Two = $20,022 (3 terms x $6,674)
  • Year Three = $10,010 (2 terms x $5,005)
  • Dissertation phase, one credit per term ($863) until the dissertation is defended and all graduation requirements are complete.
  • Residency Costs:
    • Year 1, Year 3: You pay travel costs (room and board are included in tuition)
    • Year 2: You pay all costs
  • Course Materials: Included in tuition

Doctor of Global Security:  $50,054

  • Year One = $20,022 (3 terms x $6,674)
  • Year Two = $20,022 (3 terms x $6,674)
  • Year Three = $10,010 (2 terms x $5,005)
  • Dissertation phase, one credit per term ($863) until the dissertation is defended and all graduation requirements are complete.
  • Residency Costs:
    • Year 1, Year 3: You pay travel costs (room and board are included in tuition)
    • Year 2: You pay all costs
  • Course Materials: Included in tuition

Doctor of Global Security: $50,054

For students starting their program in the January 2018 or May 2019 Cohorts

  • Year One = $24,021 (3 terms x $8,007)
  • Year Two = $24,021 (3 terms x $8,007)
  • Year Three = $12,012 (2 terms x $6,006)
  • Dissertation phase, one credit per term ($863) until the dissertation is defended and all graduation requirements are complete.
  • Residency Costs:
    • Year 1, Year 3: You pay travel costs (room and board are included in tuition)
    • Year 2: Room, board, and travel costs are included in tuition
  • Course Materials: Included in tuition
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