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 177 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA 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

4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Homeland Security
Graduation Year: 2017

As single mother who works full time, this school has been amazing! The class curriculum is very well put together, and has taught me so much useful information that I will be able to utilize in my career. I'm able to continue my education without having to take time away from my children or my job. I highly recommend this school to anyone working and a parent.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Management
Graduation Year: 2016

APUS/AMU has greatly enhanced my professional development as well as my academic growth. AMU professors genuinely cared for me as a student and worked with me through time issues while I was stationed in Korea. I am extremely grateful for APUS/AMU and I highly recommend them to all.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2017

Online learning is a great asset. Their tuition is affordable.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2018

I truly enjoy the American Public University System online graduate program. The courses allow flexibility for me to attend whenever I wish. Raising two children and working full-time doesn't leave a lot of free time for me to study, but with the online program at APUS, I have the ability to attend when I want to. I also like the fact that the professors respond in a timely fashion with constructive feedback about assignments.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: School Counseling
Graduation Year: 2017

This school is great. There is no transportation, they take financial aid, scholarships, etc. The campus comes to you, and workload for classes are for those that have a life and are not able to attend an actual campus due to job/family or other commitments. Would suggest online studies for those that can self direct their studies and can plan time for all work needed.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2018

Great program with a good diversity of people and professors. Professors are professionals in the field. For profit university makes it more appropriate when knowledge is sought rather than reputation of program
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2016

I feel totally satisfied with my current course. This is a excelent university. This is about learning the best contents through the confort of online program.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2017

The major advantage of this program is that it is completely online. The forum posts and assignments are due at the same time each week so I can adjust my schedule to meet these deadlines. This allows me to continue to work and take care of my two children while I further my edducation. The only disadvantage is never meeting my classmates face to face but that is a choice I made.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2016

The overall experience at APUS/AMU is fabulous. The diversity of the students and the variety of life experiences bring new and interesting facets to each discussion, which is refreshing in an online setting. The online classroom allows students from all over the world to learn and exchange ideas, and bring an incredible array of informed discussion to virtually any topic. The professors at APUS/AMU have been knowledgeable in their chosen fields, and generous with their time and attention to the coursework. The only drawback that I experienced in attending APUS/AMU was an occasional delay in waiting for a professor to unlock the next week's course material. There was no opportunity to get ahead on the amount of reading/research.
3.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2018

The biggest pro is that the whole program is offered online and new classes begin each month. The con is that the classes are online and I do not get the ability to ask questions instantly when they come up, but must wait for an email response. Also, sometimes, email just can not explain a concept as well as actually speaking with a professor and having visual cues.
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