Finish what you started.

Your military service may be worth college credit at American Military University.

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Your Degree May Be Closer Than You Think

You may be able to turn your hard-earned military service into valuable college credit at American Military University (AMU). AMU does not charge to review and apply eligible military service; prior training and job experience; JST, CCAF, DSST, POST, ACE, and CLEP credits. On average, veterans had 46 transfer credits applied to their program. When you apply transfer credits, you may finish faster and save money.

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Best for Vets Colleges

Earned “Best for Vets Colleges” distinction from Military Times since 2013

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Military & Military-Affiliated Students

88% of our students are active-duty military, National Guard members, Reservists, veterans, or military spouses/dependents.

Student Veterans of America

Student Veterans of America

5,000+ members in our Student Veterans of America chapter.

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HLC Accreditation

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

How We Help Veterans Transition & Excel

GI Bill® Assistance

We help you understand, navigate, and maximize your GI Bill® benefits. We have trained financial aid advisors ready to help veterans.


Veterans work on our faculty and staff. They bring their battle-tested knowledge and experience from the military, government, and defense sectors. We also have a staff chaplain to support you when you need it most.


Our advisors guide you in program selection with an eye toward your future. Our career services team understands your needs as a transitioning professional, offering career exploration exercises, resume reviews, and mock interviews.


Our online courses feature weekly class schedules with no set login times. Our mobile app expands your access.


Undergraduate classes average 18 students and master’s-level classes average 10 students.

We Make Quality Education Affordable for Veterans

Per Credit Hour Undergrad

Your tuition will be $325/credit hour for undergraduate courses. Request information to learn how you can save with one of our tuition grants.

Per Credit Hour Master's

Your tuition will be $425/credit hour for master's and graduate certificate courses. Request information to learn how you can save with one of our tuition grants.

Application Fee

There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.


We provide no-cost ebooks for all undergraduate, doctoral, and Freedom Grant®-eligible master’s-level students.

Entrance Exams

No standardized test scores required. Classes start monthly.

Have graduated with no APUS-incurred student loan debt

200+ Programs
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Use our program finder to search all of our online degrees and certificates—or check out the top choices of currently enrolled veterans, including our BA in Intelligence Studies, BA in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Business Administration, or BA in Management.

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Classes begin July 3.

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There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs