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AMERICAN PUBLIC UNIVERSITY - [APU], CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA

Charles Town, West VirginiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1991Established Year
  46420Enrollment

American Public University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Komal Yadav Komal Yadav
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American Public University is a private online learning institution. The university is a member of an accredited American Public University System. It was established in the year 1991 and is wholly owned by American Public Education, Inc., a publicly-traded private-sector corporation. It offers more than 200 degrees and certificates, including graduate and undergraduate programs.

Average undergraduate class size of American Public University is 18 with 32 being the average age of enrolled students. Course length of university varies from 8 to 16 weeks. The maximum number of students are enrolled in business programs followed by securities & global studies.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
LocationCharles Town, West Virginia
Official Websitewww.apu.apus.edu
Establishment Year1991
Mode of ProgramOnline
No. of Degrees OfferedOver 200
Types of Programs OfferedUndergraduate, Graduate, Associate, Certificate

American Public University Programs

American Public University offers undergraduate, graduate, certificate programs, doctoral and programs.

Students enrolled in various levels of degrees are:

Degree % of Students Enrolled
Associate17%
Bachelors59%
Masters15%
Certificate & Others9%

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees are offered at the undergraduate level. Few of the undergraduate programs offered by the university include Accounting, Business Administration, Cyber Security, Communication, Electrical Engineering, History, Information Technology, and English.

Degrees offered at the graduate level are MBA, MSc in Accounting, MA in Entrepreneurship, MA in Humanities, MA in History, MSc in Nursing, MA in Psychology, and MSc in Sports and Health Sciences.

Associate programs are offered in Accounting, Public Health, General Studies, Business Administration, History and many more. Associate of Arts and Associate of Science are two associate degrees offered by the American Public University.

Percentage of students enrolled in various programs is tabulated below:

Program% of Students Enrolled
Business24%
Arts & Humanities22%
Education2%
Health Sciences13%
STEM15%
Security & Global Studies23%

American Public University Application Process

Application Portal: International students can apply for admission via the online portal, available on the university website. Applicants are required to send the mandatory documents along with the hard copy of the online application.

Admission Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Admission Requirements: High School diploma for undergraduate admission, bachelor's degree for graduate admission, completion of College Readiness Assessment, copy of valid government-issued photo id,

English Proficiency Requirement: Applicants, who are non-native English speakers, can provide evidence of English proficiency by submitting TOEFL or IELTS test scores.

TestMinimum Requirement for UndergraduateMinimum Requirement for Graduate
IELTS6.06.5
TOEFL (IBT)Reading: 21,
Writing: 23
Reading: 24,
Writing: 27
TOEFL (PBT)520550

American Public University Cost of Attendance

Tuition fees for programs offered at American Public University are:

ProgramsCost per credit hour
Undergraduate285 USD
Graduate370 USD

Additionally, students have to pay a technology fee of 65 USD per course.

American Public University Financial Aid/Scholarships

American Public University offers various scholarships to students based on academic performance. Apart from scholarships, they provide grants, student loans and work-study opportunities to the students.

Direct scholarships are not provided by the university. However, offer assistance in finding other private organizations that sponsor scholarships.

Some of the private organizations that had previously offered scholarships to students of American Public University are:

  • Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
  • Coast Guard Foundation
  • General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program
  • Horatio Alger Association
  • Latpro
  • National Defense Transportation Association
  • National Military Family Association
  • Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
  • Shawnee Tribe
  • ThanksUSA
  • Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

Scholarships available for international students, studying in the USA, can be found through the following search engines:

  • College Board
  • Computer Science Scholarships
  • FastWeb
  • FinAid on the Web
  • Go College
  • GoodCall Scholarship Search
  • Peterson's Scholarship Search
  • Sallie Mae
  • Scholarship.com, LLC
  • Scholly

Private loan programs available through banks, credit unions, credit cards, and other private loan companies.

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American Public University Overview

Institution TypePrivate
Student Population91144
FAFSA Code038193
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$8,100 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS-6.5- -
TOEFL-90- -

Attendance Cost

$8,100

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$8,100 / Year
Post Graduate Program$10,500 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$7,152 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,248 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$2,208 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$2,248 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Distance Education Accrediting Commission
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
39826782632000-
+1-703-3305398
TELEPHONE
+1-877-7552787
TOLL FREE
111 West Congress Street, Charles Town, WV 25414
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Book Store

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Restaurant

Grandma's Diner0.19 Km
Sumittra Thai Cuisine0.2 Km
Abolitionist Ale Works0.22 Km
Ortega's Taco Shop0.25 Km
KFC0.95 Km
Wendy's1.17 Km
Papa John's Pizza1.18 Km
Epic Buffet1.32 Km
Hollywood Casino & Inn at Charles Town Races1.32 Km
9 Dragons1.36 Km
Skyline Terrace1.36 Km
Ruby Tuesday1.87 Km
Jersey Mike's Subs1.97 Km
Subway3.24 Km
Panera Bread3.56 Km
Ledo Pizza3.72 Km
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Shopping Mall

Steve Vorhauer0.54 Km
Ranson Square1.83 Km
Jefferson Crossing1.99 Km
Somerset Village2.89 Km
Charles Town Plaza3.17 Km
The Potomac Marketplace3.81 Km
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Airport

Helipad Hospital0.83 Km
Needwood Farm Airport-WV217.45 Km

Pharmacy

Fletcher Wendy L0.89 Km
Jefferson Pharmacy Inc0.89 Km
Walgreens Pharmacy1.74 Km
Martin's Pharmacy2 Km
City Pharmacy of Charles Town, Inc2.94 Km
Walmart Pharmacy3.24 Km
Danielle R. Davis, PharmD3.28 Km
Rite Aid Pharmacy3.53 Km
Megan M. Leap, Pharm3.53 Km
Mikel R. Tyson, RPh3.53 Km
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