American Public University System in Charles Town
Charles Town, WV
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Average Annual Cost
Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).
The American Public University System is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).
By Family Income
Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, American Public University System students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$9,568|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$9,979|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$11,423|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$13,812|
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Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
40424 of American Public University System undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 86 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes American Public University System number 3 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in West Virginia.
Students at American Public University System awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Living & meal
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus
Institution provide on-campus housing
Institution provides board or meal plan
Veteran Services Available
Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities
All programs offered completely via distance education
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Alternative tuition plans
Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution
Tuition payment plan
Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.
American Public University System graduation rate is below the national average.
45% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to American Public University System completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.
The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.
Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.
The student-to-faculty ratio at American Public University System is 20:1, that means that for every 20 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.
Percent of international students
Students enrollment in distance education
In American Public University System the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.
Distance education location breakdown
Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at American Public University System and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in U.S., but not in West Virginia.
Number of degree programs offered
This is one of the highest number of programs in comparison with other 76 universities in West Virginia state, with one of the highest number of less than 1-year certificate and Postbaccalaureate certificate programs offered. American Public University System is one of the few institutions in West Virginia that offers a Master's degree program.
Number of degree programs offered via distance education
There are 420 distance education programs that are provided in the American Public University System: 117 are for Bachelor's degree, 90 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, 81 - for Master's degree, 72 - for Associate's degree and 60 are Postbaccalaureate certificate.
Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.
Total credit/contact hours
Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the West Virginia state average data to help you compare.
American Public University System provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 33983 students with 1019496 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 6892 with 165419 credit hours.
TOP 5 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in American Public University System
- 7% — Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
- 6% — Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
- 5% — Business Administration, Management and Operations
- 4% — Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
- 4% — Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
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Location & Website
Address: 111 W Congress St
Place: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Other academic year
General Phone Number: +8774686268
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: apus.edu
Financial aid office: Go to the page
Admissions office: Go to the page
Online application: Go to the page
Net price calculator: Go to the page
Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page
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