American Public University System Online Programs

American Public University System is a Private, 4 years school located in Charles Town, WV. American Public University System is a completely online college that all programs/degrees are offered via distance education. American Public University System offers the online degree programs for both undergraduate and graduate studies through Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-graduate Certificate programs.

  • Tuition & fees: $7,360
  • Online Students: 50,047
  • Online Programs: 160

American Public University System Online Programs Overview

American Public University System is a Private, 4 years school located in Charles Town, WV. American Public University System is a completely online college that all programs/degrees are offered via distance education. American Public University System offers the online degree programs for both undergraduate and graduate studies through Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-graduate Certificate programs.
The 2020 tuition & fees at American Public University System is $7,360 when a student take courses regularly (18 to 21 credit hours per semester). The tuition per credit hour is $270 for all students. Total 50,047 students have enrolled in online degree programs exclusively at American Public University System.
American Public University System 2020 Online Programs Key Facts
Tuition & FeesUndergraduate: $7,360
Graduate: $7,050
Costs per Credit$270 Undergraduate
$350 Graduate
Online Students50,047
Graduation Rate48%
Student to Faculty Ratio23 to 1
Online Programs160 programs
Offered Online ProgramsCertificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-graduate Certificate

Who Accredits American Public University System

American Public University System is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/2006 - Current[Estimated Date]).

Online Degree & Major Programs, Number of Completers

American Public University System offers 160 online major programs Last year, total 11,458 students have earned their degrees/certificate through online at American Public University System. Next tables summarize the offered online major programs and its sub-programs at American Public University System.
Online Associate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Communication and Journalism [+] 120
Speech Communication and Rhetoric120
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 386
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician169
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration18
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster19
Work and Family Studies [+] 1113
Child Care Provider/Assistant1113
Legal Studies [+] 132
Legal Assistant/Paralegal132
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 11,135
General Studies11,135
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences [+] 224
Explosive Ordinance/Bomb Disposal115
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences (other)19
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 4156
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies180
Fire Services Administration10
Fire Science/Fire-fighting129
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations147
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2317
Public Health148
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)1269
Business [+] 7325
Business/Commerce1142
Business Administration and Management181
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping164
Restaurant/Food Services Management18
Human Resources Management and Services (other)10
Real Estate122
Retailing and Retail Operations18
History [+] 227
History119
Military History18
Total242,235
Online Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 1289
Environmental Science1289
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 3594
Information Technology1162
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1229
Information Technology Project Management1203
Engineering [+] 14
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14
Engineering Technology [+] 155
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician155
Work and Family Studies [+] 2190
Human Development and Family Studies10
Child Care and Support Services Management1190
Legal Studies [+] 10
Law1-
English Language And Literature [+] 185
English Language and Literature185
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 198
General Studies198
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 121
Computational and Applied Mathematics121
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences [+] 143
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences (other)143
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3372
Natural Sciences15
International/Global Studies1348
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis119
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 2343
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management130
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1313
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 248
Philosophy127
Religion/Religious Studies121
Psychology [+] 1301
Psychology1301
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 71,243
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies1469
Forensic Science and Technology188
Securities Services Administration/Management1105
Fire Services Administration10
Fire Science/Fire-fighting146
Homeland Security1295
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management1240
Social Sciences [+] 3250
International Relations and Affairs193
Political Science and Government155
Sociology1102
Transportation And Materials Moving [+] 11
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology11
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3156
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator12
Public Health192
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse162
Business [+] 81,651
Business Administration and Management11,127
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management1304
Accounting185
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies125
Hospitality Administration/Management150
Management Science10
Marketing/Marketing Management138
Retailing and Retail Operations122
History [+] 2127
History1101
Military History126
Total455,871
Online Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 1100
Environmental Studies1100
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1132
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1132
Education [+] 396
Education162
Educational Leadership and Administration19
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services125
Engineering Technology [+] 143
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician143
Legal Studies [+] 10
Law1-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 116
Humanities/Humanistic Studies116
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1310
International/Global Studies1310
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 2151
Health and Physical Education/Fitness186
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management165
Psychology [+] 188
Psychology188
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 4407
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies1130
Securities Services Administration/Management141
Homeland Security1129
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management1107
Human Services [+] 283
Public Administration179
Public Policy Analysis14
Social Sciences [+] 2109
International Relations and Affairs185
Political Science and Government124
Transportation And Materials Moving [+] 10
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology10
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 243
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator11
Public Health142
Business [+] 5906
Business Administration and Management1725
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management1115
Accounting154
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies112
Management Science10
History [+] 3210
History1135
Military History148
History (other)127
Total312,694
Online Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 10
International/Global Studies10
Social Sciences [+] 10
International Relations and National Security Studies (other)10
Total20
Online 1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 124
Environmental Studies124
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 866
Computer and Information Sciences10
Computer Programming, Specific Applications10
Word Processing121
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design17
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration10
Network and System Administration/Administrator110
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance117
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster111
Education [+] 27
Education10
Educational/Instructional Technology17
Engineering Technology [+] 23
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician12
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician11
Work and Family Studies [+] 329
Family Systems114
Child Development13
Child Care Provider/Assistant112
Legal Studies [+] 113
Legal Assistant/Paralegal113
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences [+] 213
Explosive Ordinance/Bomb Disposal17
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences (other)16
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 128
International/Global Studies128
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 881
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration12
Forensic Science and Technology110
Securities Services Administration/Management111
Corrections Administration15
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism19
Fire Services Administration17
Homeland Security125
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management112
Business [+] 7122
Business Administration and Management156
Accounting13
Restaurant/Food Services Management13
Meeting and Event Planning14
Real Estate127
Retailing and Retail Operations17
Telecommunications Management122
Total35386
Online Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 120
Environmental Studies120
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 323
Computer Programming, Specific Applications10
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance119
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster14
Education [+] 32
Education10
Educational Leadership and Administration11
Education (other)11
Engineering Technology [+] 13
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician13
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences [+] 10
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences (other)10
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 236
International/Global Studies130
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis16
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 110
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management110
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 448
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration115
Securities Services Administration/Management110
Homeland Security111
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management112
Business [+] 482
Business/Commerce115
Business Administration and Management133
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management134
Organizational Behavior Studies10
History [+] 348
History131
Military History113
History (other)14
Total23272

2020 Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees of American Public University System are $7,360 for undergraduate program. The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $7,050. The tuition per credit hour of American Public University System is $270. The graduate tuition per credit hour is $350.
2019-2020 Online Degree Tuition at American Public University System
UndergraduateGraduate
Tuition & Fees$7,360$7,050
Cost Per Credit$270$350

Distance Learning Student Population

At online degree programs at American Public University System, 46,088 students (100.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . Next table summarizes the student population enrolled in online programs at American Public University System.
Distance Learning Student Population at American Public University System
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total46,08846,08800
Undergraduate37,74637,74600
Graduate8,3428,34200

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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020