American Public University System: Review & Facts

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American Public University System is a large four-year, private for-profit school with 52,365 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1991 and is the only school located in Charles Town, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
75
Fair
American Public University System will give you the opportunity to obtain a several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

American Public University System deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and has 75 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Criminal Justice, Political Science, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at American Public University System is fair at 71% (close to West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at American Public University System is low: 39%.

Student to faculty ratio at American Public University System is reasonably decent -- 20:1. Learn more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,900
Low
Average tuition price is low - around $6,500 annually. The additional fees at American Public University System beyond tuition are approximately $400, which comes to a total of $6,900 per academic year.

Read the details about American Public University System additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to American Public University System and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (877) 468-6268 or check American Public University System Website.

Opportunities and Services



ROTC
Available
No
American Public University System provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at American Public University System, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at American Public University System.

American Public University System Location and Maps



Post Address: American Public University System, 111 W Congress St, Charles Town, West Virginia 25414, USA
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