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American Public University System

Charles Town, WV

At A Glance

Main Address

111 W Congress St

Charles Town, WV 25414-1621

www.apus.edu

Admission Office

111 West Congress Street

Charles Town, WV 25414

info@apus.edu

Contact : Greg Hill

AVP, Prospect Management & Undergraduate Admissions

Type of School

Large

For-Profit

university

virtual college (no physical campus)

4-year school

Coed

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Code: null

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 37,335

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,398

In-State Tuition : $9,200.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,200.00

School Calendar

Continuous

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Small Town (2,500-10k)

Suburban

Other Characteristics

Regionally and nationally accredited online institution serving military and public service communities through American Military University and American Public University.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Continuous

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 98.0%

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 27.0%
Security and Protective Services : 20.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 10.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 7.0%
Parks And Recreation : 7.0%
Environmental Science : 5.0%
Psychology : 5.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 51.0%
Health Professions : 16.0%
Business/Marketing : 14.0%
Security and Protective Services : 7.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B M
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping A
Business Administration and Management, General B C M
Business/Commerce, General A
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies B M
Hospitality Administration/Management, General B
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management B M
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B
Meeting and Event Planning C
Organizational Behavior Studies C
Real Estate A C
Restaurant/Food Services Management A
Retailing and Retail Operations A B C
Telecommunications Management C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming, Specific Applications C
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance B C
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration C
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician A
Information Technology B
Information Technology Project Management B
Network and System Administration/Administrator C
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design A C
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster A B C
Word Processing C

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services M
Education, General M
Elementary Education and Teaching M
Social Studies Teacher Education M

Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering B

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician C

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant A C
Child Care and Support Services Management B
Family Systems C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Public Health, General A B M
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B

History
History, General A B M
Military History A B M

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A C
Legal Studies B M

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A B
Humanities/Humanistic Studies M

Mathematics & Statistics
Computational and Applied Mathematics B

Military Technologies
Explosive Ordinance/Bomb Disposal A C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis B
International/Globalization Studies B C M

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies C M

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology B
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management M

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Psychology
Psychology, General B M

Public Administration & Social Services
Public Administration M

Security & Protective Services
Corrections Administration C
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration C
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies A B M
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management B C M
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism C
Fire Services Administration B C
Forensic Science and Technology B C
Homeland Security B C M
Securities Services Administration/Management B C M
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations A

Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs A B M
Political Science and Government, General B M
Sociology B

Transportation & Materials Moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General B C M

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Large

Small Town

Suburban

Total undergraduates : 37,335

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,398

Degree-seeking undergrads : 35,656

Graduate enrollment : 7,914

Student General Information

All students average age : 32

Full time students average age : 31

Part Time students : 93.0%

Percentage of males : 64.0%

Percentage of females : 36.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 16.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 14.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 7.0%

White : 53.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Financial aid counseling

Veteran's counselor

Chaplain/spiritual director

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Academic Support Programs

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Learning center

Writing center

Sports

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Enrolled : 1,398

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Considered

Application Essay

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: The University accepts transfer credit from approved examinations such as Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), and Dantes (DSST).

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

6

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

6

--

All

Art History

3

6

ARTH200

All

Biology

3

8

BIOL180

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH225

All

Calculus BC

3

8

MATH225/226

All

Chemistry

3

8

CHEM180

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

8

--

All

4

12*

--

All

5

16*

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

Computer Science A

3

4

ENTD200

All

Drawing

3

6

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

6

ENGL110/102

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

ENGL110/102 or ENGL110/ARHU

All

Environmental Science

3

4

EVSP180

All

European History

3

6

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

4

9

--

All

5

12

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

GERM100/101

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEOG101

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

8

--

All

4

12

--

All

5

16

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

8

--

All

4

12

--

All

5

16

--

All

Latin

3

8

--

All

4

12

--

All

5

16

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON102 or ECON202

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON101 or ECON201

All

Music Theory

3

6

MUSI200

All

Physics 1

3

4

PHYS180

All

Physics 2

3

4

PHYS180

All

Physics B

3

8

PHYS180

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

SCIN234 w/lab

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

SCIN233 w/lab

All

Psychology

3

3

PSYC101

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

SPAN100/101

All

4

9

SPAN100/101

All

5

12

SPAN100/101

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

9

--

All

4

12

--

All

Statistics

3

3

MATH120

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POLS210

All

United States History

3

6

HIST101/102

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HIST111/112

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

6

Biology

50

6

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

6

Chemistry

50

6

College Algebra

50

3

College Composition

50

6

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

3

College Mathematics

50

6

English Literature

50

6

French I

50

6

French II

--

12

German I

50

6

German II

--

12

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

6

Pre Calculus

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

--

12

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Keith Wellings

Financial aid office phone : (877) 777-9081

Financial Aid Forms

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$9,200.00

$9,200.00

$9,200.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,200.00

$9,200.00

$9,200.00

Room only:

--

$6,080.00

--

Books and supplies:

--

--

--

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$1,920.00

$1,920.00

Transportation expenses:

--

--

--

Estimated Total In-state:

$9,200.00

$17,200.00

$11,120.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$9,200.00

$17,200.00

$11,120.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 45

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,200.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $6,080.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser