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.

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.

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.

Undergraduate $270 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant Graduate $350 per credit hour $325/credit hour with military grant

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.

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.

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