American Public University System Graduate Program Reviews

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95%
of students recommend
(4.2 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 175 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: HLC and DEAC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ACBSP
  • Campus Setting: Town: Fringe
  • Student Population: 48,623 (39,662 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 96% part-time, 4% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $6,600
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2015

The graduate program at APUS is challenging and convenient. The professors and very accessible and communicate regularly with the students. The program is also very affordable. Being a working adult student with a family, the price of an education is just as important as the education itself.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2018

Con: Does not extend beyond a Master's degree program. Pros: One of the best online schools I've attended...and I've tried a few of the more popular online schools. In addition to their degree programs they have certificate programs that anyone can take. From registration to graduation this school has been helped me achieve my goals. This is a great school for retired or active military and other working professionals, no matter your field, who require a little more flexibility because of their busy work schedule.
3.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2014

The program has many pros. Transportation & Logistics Management is a broad field that is in continuous growth. Transportation of goods affects everyone and the importance of the logistics supply chain cannot be underestimated.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Management
Graduation Year: 2014

I enjoy the Managment program at AMU because the teachers are very helpful. The environment that AMU provides is a no-fail zone. The teachers support this mission to the fullest. I never feel overwelmed by the workload that is required. Being affiliated with the military makes it hard to have time to meet deadlines, but the teachers are very flexible and support you 100%.
2.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2015

The transportation and logistics graduate program focuses on a field which is continuously growing. This is why it is important to develop professionals with the quality and skills necessary to manage the expected growth of our nation's import and export capabilities. While the program is relatively new to many, it's importance is recognized worldwide. Transportation is the most crucial link in every supply chain.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Management
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: Online classes provide for great flexibility Cons: Teachers are only accessible through email so it may take days to get a response to even a simple question
1.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Entrepreneurship
Graduation Year: 2015

I completed a Bachelors program under American Military University and found the University to be very flexible and afforadable. I recently enrolled for their Graduate's program and am excited to go through this process. Unfortunately, the classes are rather expensive therefore I need a scholarship to be able to afford the classes.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2014

Most of the applications do not apply to my particular program... such as transportation and housing. But for an online program and facility, it is really great to have this access and people who understand the demands of graduate courses online.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2014

A very good online program, one of the best in comparison to other other online programs. Lacks some of the competitiveness of a traditional brick and mortar school , but the Professors all have diverse backgrounds, with many coming from the military and academy backgrounds.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016

This an online only university. The staff is fantastic, especially in the graduate system. This is my second masters through APUS and the supporting administration have been exceptionally helpful through the entire process. The pros\cons are heavily in the online system and your personal discipline. I enjoyed the freedom to do classes when they I had available time and had no issues with the workload or assignments in genera. I could see how some people might be better suited for a situation that had a slightly more rigid structure.
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