You have made the courageous decision to enlist in the military and now you’re training for the job of a lifetime. Continuing your education will allow you to sharpen your skills and prepare you for the next level of responsibilities in your career. Whether you decide to further your education during or after service, American Military University (AMU) is here to serve you.

At AMU we understand the importance of leadership, pride, and camaraderie. As the top provider of education to the U.S. military, we share your values and support your desire to succeed. Our community consists of service-driven students and instructors who bring their military experience and strategies into the classroom.

Military Tuition Grant

Active-duty servicemembers, their spouse and dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible to receive the military tuition grant. Additionally, they’re eligible for our university book grant, which provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for undergraduate and master’s-level courses.

Paying for College

There are many educational benefits that you can utilize during or after your military service. Our tuition rates have been designed to help limit your out-of-pocket costs beyond military tuition assistance (TA).

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Why Choose AMU?

  • 200+ Degree and Certificate Programs: Bachelor’s and master’s programs include business administration, criminal justice, management, public administration, cybersecurity, intelligence studies, emergency and disaster management, homeland security, and more.
  • Tuition Grant & Fee Waiver: We offer military students a tuition grant that current caps undergraduate tuition at $250 per credit hour—the maximum allowed by military tuition assistance—and a technology fee waiver for every course.
  • Transfer-Credit Friendly: Through our no-cost transfer credit evaluation service, you may be eligible to earn academic credit for your military education and training.
  • Flexible: Our courses are offered online, granting you the flexibility to learn anywhere, anytime.
  • Course Materials at No Cost: Undergraduate students earning academic credit will receive textbooks and ebooks at no charge.
  • Dedicated Enrollment Team: You will have access to a dedicated team specifically trained to assist you, as well as military education coordinators located at base installations around the country.
  • Career Services: Lifetime access for students and alumni to our highly-skilled career coaches.

Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid.

Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $285 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $370 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant

Our Students Are Priority One

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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).

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