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American Public University System

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Rating

Private for-profit

Type

87,085

Students

$6,804

Tuition

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Acceptance

#1853

Ranking

Fringe Town

Campus Setting

Charles Town, WV

111 W Congress St, Charles Town, WV 25414

American Public University System is a very large for-profit university located in Charles Town, WV ranked 10th in West Virginia. It has a total of 72,068 full-time undergraduate students. American Public University System offers 165 different majors and is best known for its Critical Theory and Analysis, Retailing and Retail Operations, and Homeland Security programs (nationally ranked 6th, 6th, and 14th respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,804 per year, American Public University System is quite inexpensive. 14.4% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to make close to $62,400 per year, which is 50% above the national median.
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Cost

$7,324
Above Average

American Public University System

$7,324

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$7,324

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$5,685

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

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Very Selective

American Public University System

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National

69%
Sat

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% of students submit

Admissions Yield

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ACT

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% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Application Fee

$0

Students

72,068Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

4%

Part-Time

96%
Male

65%

In-state

83%

Female

35%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

81%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
21% Business Administration and Management, General7% International/Global Studies6% Criminal Justice/Safety Studies66% Others

21% Business Administration and Management, General

7% International/Global Studies

6% Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

66% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

21%

1766 Graduates

International/Global Studies

7%

623 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

6%

508 Graduates

Homeland Security

5%

430 Graduates

Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance

5%

401 Graduates

Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management

5%

400 Graduates

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

4%

374 Graduates

Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management

4%

367 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

353 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors21:121:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

21

Number of Library Books

7,077

Academic Spend per Student

$1,850

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

95%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$43,800/Year

American Public University System

$43,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$43,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$62,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

14%