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As a top online university, American Military University provides quality and affordable online education to U.S. Armed Forces, members of the public safety, service and national security communities, and working adults in a wide range of fields. At AMU, we have earned our reputation as a leader in online higher education by always focusing on you: the student.

AMU accepts students in the USA and around the world; and you need not be in the military.

Tuition Grant for Military-Affiliated Students

We offer our military-affiliated students a tuition grant that caps undergraduate tuition at $250/credit hour (military TA limit) and master's and graduate certificate tuition at $325/credit hour. This grant is for U.S. active-duty service members, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans.

At-a-Glance

  • 200+ online degrees and certificate programs that start monthly
  • Affordable tuition with grants for military-affiliated students
  • Federal student aid and military tuition assistance accepted
  • Ebooks provided at no charge to students in undergraduate courses
  • Possible transfer credit for academic credits, military experience, or on-the-job training
  • Part of American Public University System which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission – the same as the U.S. Air Force Academy
  • Accepts students in the USA and around the world

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Find the Degree Program That’s Right for You

Prepare to put your knowledge and skill to work with like-minded learners and heavily engaged faculty. We offer several respected programs including Cybersecurity, Intelligence Studies, and Homeland Security. Use our degree finder to explore all our programs.

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Learn from a nationally recognized leader in online education.

At American Military University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

Received “Best for Vets Colleges” distinction from Military Times since 2015.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Comission

Part of the accredited American Public University System (APUS).

Providing Value for Your Education Dollars

Tuition Costs*

Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid. Primary cost displayed is for those students who are eligible for our military grant.

Undergraduate $250 per credit hour $270/credit hour standard rate Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $325 per credit hour $350/credit hour standard rate

Transfer Your Credits

Your degree may be closer than you think.

93% military & military-affiliated undergraduates applied transfer credit

Book Grant Savings: Ebooks are provided at no cost for students enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit.

*On January 1, 2020, our per-credit-hour undergraduate tuition rate will be $285 and master’s/graduate certificate rate will be $370. The technology fee will be $65 per course. Active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for a military tuition grant, which caps undergraduate and master’s-level tuition at $250 per credit hour. The military grant covering veterans will continue through December 31, 2019.

Our Students Are Priority One

Lance Arnold
Lance Arnold
M.A., Criminal Justice

The pursuit of my degree taught me some valuable life and educational lessons that developed me into a better leader and more valuable asset to my agency.

Colt Tallent
Colt Tallent
B.A., Intelligence Studies

The education I received has proven invaluable as I advance within the realm of intelligence studies, and it has no doubt enhanced my competitiveness in meeting the needs of U.S. national security.

Chanda Chann
Chanda Chann
B.A., Management

At each and every step of the way I had the support needed to move toward the ultimate goal—graduation and pursuing my career ambitions.

Ready to Get Started?

There is no fee to apply and the application process only takes 15-25 minutes.

Here's how to get started:

1

Choose Your Program

Select your desired program from our 200+ degrees and certificates. If you are unsure which program is right for you, complete our form and an admissions representative will help you select the best fit for you.

2

Apply Online (15-25 Minutes)

There is no fee to submit our online admissions application. You will be asked to provide information about your previous educational experiences and to declare your academic program.

After you submit your application, an admissions representative will walk you through the steps you need to get started.

Classes begin January 6.

Apply At No Cost

There is no application fee.