American Public University System Reviews

3.53 out of 5 stars
(171 Reviews)
  • Charles Town (WV)
  • Annual Tuition: $6,880
76% of 171 students said this degree improved their career prospects
70% of 171 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars
Tong - 3/22/2017
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016
"APUS, great online school! It offers great range of majors and their schedules are very flexible, especially for people who has full time job. Academically, I am impressed by the interaction between Professor and students. Most professors of my classes are professional and knowledgeable. Also, you got your course material FREE."
4.0 out of 5 stars
Brandon Coronado - 3/20/2017
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017
"I have recommended American Public University to every Soldier that I have come across. The staff are very helpful and knowledgeable. The professors are very aware of the military lifestyle and were accommodating with extensions were needed due to military training."
4.0 out of 5 stars
Brad F - 3/14/2017
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2017
"American Public University System is an affordable and convenient option for students who would like to pursue a degree through distance learning. The courses are thorough and demanding, but their nature as online courses make it possible for students to fit their academic work into any schedule. If you are serious about learning, but do not want to have to mold your schedule around class times, then you should add APUS to your list of schools to consider."
5.0 out of 5 stars
CC - 3/12/2017
Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 2019
"I have never had any issues with this school. I transferred in from a community college. It is reasonably priced. The classes are 8 weeks long. I've had some really great teachers. I joined student organizations and had the opportunity to join honor societies. This school is accredited and many military students attend."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Wendy Chastain - 3/10/2017
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2016
"American Public University was an excellent school for me. I was active duty military the entire time that I attended the APU/AMU and the university did so much to accommodate me and my fellow military classmates. When I had to leave for a week or two at a time the professors would work with my schedule and approve extensions for my work. The entire time that I studied with this university I only had one science instructor that was difficult to work with. That is one out of 40 other amazing instructors and class experiences I had."
3.8 out of 5 stars
Scott Bojanowski - 2/27/2017
Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2014
"American Military University (AMU) is an outstanding option if you are looking for an online college experience. AMU provided me with one of the largest selections of undergraduate and graduate degrees available online. There were numerous electives to go with each degree program, allowing me to choose electives that interested me and aligned with my degree program plan. As a career Soldier in the United State Army, AMU worked with me to adjust course requirements during times that I was deployed overseas to Iraq and Afghanistan. AMU has a diverse group of professors that are genuinely interested in making sure their students receive the best possible support during their educational experience. Many of my professors took the additional time to help map out career plans and offer advice on where to look for job opportunities within my degree field. I would highly recommend American Military University to anyone that is looking for a quality education experience."
1.8 out of 5 stars
Mike - 2/23/2017
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2016
"If you want to go to Wal-Mart to get a degree then go here. If you want a real education do not go here. It is a corporate university and everything is cookie cutter. All the faculty seem miserable and the support staff sound like they all work at Disney."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Keith Krohn - 2/9/2017
Degree: Military Science
Graduation Year: 2017
"THe program was fantastic, all the classes were very well organized and any issues that arose were very easily taken care of or at least help was easy to find to fix said issues. Classroom instruction was great and very easy to follow. with all classes being online it is a bit of a challenge if that is not what you are used to. However, the first class in the program is a class specifically designed to get you used to working in an online environment"
4.0 out of 5 stars
Justin Stearns - 2/8/2017
Degree: Management
Graduation Year: 2012
"This school is extremely flexible for my Military profession. Stateside or deployed, the administration was always able to help grant me the time to finish my work when called to deploy or when training took priority. I would say academically it was weak. The curriculum was very interesting and I learned a lot. However, you can do the bare minimum and get by quite easily. It does not offer the real interaction between instructors or students. Again, just enough to say it was done. I saw very little effort to peruse and education, but a lot of people pursuing a degree. I am surprised it is accredited."
1.8 out of 5 stars
Incompetent Financial Aid - 2/6/2017
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2018
"overall quality is ok however it has a very inefficient Financial Aid department. I spent over a month of back and forth emails with no results. Few people telling me different things. Upset and frustrated. Too bad they do not have live classes like National University where I got my undergrad"