Charles Town, WV
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Reviews 1276 total reviews with an average rating of 4.1

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5 College Sophomore

Online Courses: All of the Above – Workload is manageable through time management. Peer-to-oeer interaction is amazing with the way the online classroom is set up, registration is seemingly painless, professors are generally easy to get ahold of and are willing to work with the student.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Resources: Multitudinous Resources – There is a resource for every problem! Just has occasional maintenance problems.

4 College Sophomore

Academic Experience: I have been attending AMU for a little over two years now, and it has been great!

4 College Sophomore

Career Services: Great Advisors – The advisors at AMU are great! They always try and answer all of your questions

4 College Sophomore

Campus Resources: Website Issues – Sometimes during scheduled maintenance, the class rooms are hard to get into.

3 College Junior

Campus Resources: Network Is Not Reliable – I have found that the school network is constantly having problems. I have learned to do my assignments at the beginning of the week, so I can avoid the stresses of not getting my assignments done due to an outage. It is helpful that the teachers and staff are understandable with the network problems and will work with you as long as you keep in touch with them.

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4 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: Not All Credits Transferred – I chose this school because of how flexible the class schedules are and liked that it was military affliated. The only downside is I have had to work my way back up to how many credits I had at my community college before attending this school, but the convenience is a plus!

4 College Junior

Student Body: Accepting of Others – Overall, my school consists of people working full-time jobs and/or families while attending classes. It seems as though everyone understands what their fellow student is going through in regards to juggling a busy schedule, and it shows in their forum responses.

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: Tighter Social Integration Would Be Beneficial. The school is great, the professors really try hard, but since this is an online university, there is a lack of socialization between the students.

4 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: Affordable and Quick! Yeah, these guys are top notch when it comes to FAFSA and everything AID and counseling related!

3 College Senior

Online Courses: Ups and Downs – There are technical issues but the overall it is good. Classes can be challenging keeping up with all requirements. Peer-to-Peer contact can be very limited even with message board access. There are a lot of papers and postings as part of the courses. Most professors are very helpful and communicate, others are horrible like any other school. The low level of actual interaction can be hard sometimes.

3 College Senior

Campus Resources: Not Much Outside of the School, Classes, Etc – All classes are online and most books are as well. Even when books are not digital they are included in tuition so no extra fees.

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3 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: Fairly Easy – Everything is done online. Make sure you upload your forms quickly. They were easy to work with. Downside is they are big on student loans and it's a bit too automated.

4 College Sophomore

Academic Experience: Academics APU – I have had a great experience with this school. The work is challenging and I am able to learn, rather than just get pushed through the shuffle.

4 College Sophomore

Academic Flexibility: Class schedule are very flexible, they have helped when I over enrolled in classes and they have the option for longer 16 week classes for classes in which I may need the extra time to complete.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: American Public University – I appreciate everything about my school, they go above and beyond the necessary steps to ensure that I satisfied and the instructors that I have worked with have always been top notch.

College Freshman

Career Services: Not Sure – To my knowledge AMU is not hiring so I am unsure of these opportunities.

3 College Freshman

Student Body: It's on the Individual – Each student puts forward a certain level of effort. Some students put forth more than others but for the most part everyone puts in a lot of effort.

5 College Student

Career Services: They are so helpful. I still have a long way to go before I graduate, but already they are helping me find a job in my field.

5 College Student

Overall Experience: Absolutely Wonderful !!!! I love my school ! The teachers and other staff at APUS are very helpful, and actually go that extra mile to help you. Due to the message boards, you truly do get to know your fellow students, in a way you may not be able to in a traditional college if you are shy. To top all that off, none of these courses are a "bird course". You are not going to fly through them, and I like that because it shows that the school actually cares about what you are learning, and how well you are learning it. However, if you are looking for a school that's an "easy ride", this is not the school for you....

4 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: This courses are somewhat flexible but I found that my discussion posts were due for both of my classes at the same time, and it's not easy. You have to submit certain word counts for all assignments.

5 College Junior

Academic Experience: I've enjoyed the various topics I've experienced throughout my coursework here.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Overall I really like the school. It's even great for active duty military, veterans and reserve personal. People can transfer their military experience into college credit.

4 College Junior

Campus Resources: Great Education, Affordable. All Around Great School. I like this school and how the classes are set up. The semesters are still 4 months long but the classes are shorter. Each class is 8 weeks long. It is also the most affordable school I've ended, and I've been at 3 different online Universities.

2 College Senior

Academic Experience: You Get What You Put Into It. The material is similar to a B&M school, without contact with the profesors or fellow students, unless you make the attempt and too many don't. I recently took a 200 level class that had more work needed to pass then a 300 level class. They need to understand that most of the students work or are otherwise engaged and sometimes deadlines can't be met. In all fairness they allow some assignments to get a small extention, but then you fall back on what is coming during the current week. hope that makes sense. :)


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