Financial Aid: Yes
State: West Virginia
City: Charles Town
Street: 111 W. Congress Street
Founded as American Military University in 1991, the American Public University System (APUS) has grown to become one of the leaders in distance education. Today APUS is a private online learning higher education organization, which is composed of two online learning institutions: the American Military University and the American Public University.
The APUS has two administrative offices: the headquarters are in Charles Town, WV and supporting administrative offices are in Manassas, VA.
Through its two online universities, the APUS offers more than 50 degree programs for students who wish to pursue Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Moreover, there are Certificates and Continuing Education and Training programs offered for professional development. All the courses are completely online. Students do not ever have to visit physical campuses, that is why the degrees can be pursued by student both in the USA and in any other country of the world.
The 10 most popular majors offered by APUS include:
• General Studies
• Homeland Security
• Criminal Justice
• Intelligence Studies
• Information Technology Management
• Business Administration
• Strategic Intelligence
• Sports & Health Management
The American Public University System is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association. Moreover, it has received national accreditation from the Accrediting Commission, Distance Education and Training Council.
The APUS offer financial assistance opportunities for the students to help them obtain desired education. All undergraduate students seeking academic credit are eligible for AMU’s Book Grant, which provides students with books at no cost. Moreover, students have such financial aid options as Military Tuition Assistance; Veterans Administration Benefits, GI Bill, and/or Top-Up; Automatic Debit Plan (ADP); APUS Scholarships; Education Loan Programs; Federal Student Aid; Federal Student Aid.