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President's Message

Dear Prospective Student,

I want to personally thank you for taking the time to research the American Business and Technology University. ABTU strives to deliver quality education for less than similar colleges and universities. Many colleges have several complicated fee schedules and tuition rates that can change every semester. ABTU offers students all inclusive tuition that does not change. There are no complicated fee schedules. The ABTU model is simple; each course has a set cost and that cost does not change. There are no hidden fees, no application fees and no graduation fees. Book and software costs are locked in for students and are included in the total course cost. ABTU provides you all of the books, software and technology you need to succeed. There is even an optional technology package available to students who do not have adequate computers to engage in online learning. At ABTU, we take the guess work out of higher education. We are committed to providing you a straight forward and transparent experience.

To support our commitment to higher education, ABTU continuously modifies curriculum to ensure they meet current industry standards. ABTU only offers programs that we feel have growth potential. There are no liberal arts programs at ABTU, only courses that are directly related to the field of study you are pursuing.

In your pursuit of higher education, you can take advantage of many fields of study at ABTU. ABTU offers short term diploma programs (36 weeks), Associate's Degrees (60 weeks) and a Bachelor's Degree (60 weeks). ABTU exercises a 2+2 program. This program allows students to start an Associate's degree, complete the degree and continue directly into a Bachelor's degree if they choose to. This means that students pursuing a Bachelor's degree will accomplish associates roughly half way through their pursuit of a Bachelor's degree. Students can also take advantage of our accelerated schedules and complete an Associate's degree in less than 2 years and Bachelors in less than 4 years.

I invite you to explore the many benefits of ABTU, be sure to reach out to one of our admissions coordinators who can provide you with additional details about our many programs and student first programs.

Thank you for your time,
Sam Atieh

Ramsey Atieh on the Admissions Process and how to enroll at ABTU

How Our Process Works

Watch this short video about ABTUs enrollment process. Once you have completed that click next to move on to the application phase.


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APPLY ONLINE with our free application or sign up for a free test drive of our online learning platform. The short video to the right explains our admissions process. ABTU provides support around the clock. No high pressure sales tactics are used, our coordinators are here to provide you the information you need to make an informed decision.


Lute Atieh on a different way of online education


Credits Total Cost
Bachelor's Degree 60 $19,000
Associate's Degree 60 $17,440
Technical Diploma 30 $8,720

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All of our education levels transfer fully into the corresponding higher program level within the same field. A student enrolling into the technical diploma can continue to the associates in the same field with no loss of credits. A student completing the associates degree can transfer to the bachelor's degree with no loss of credits. This allows you to accomplish an associate's degree half way through your bachelor's degree. This saves you money and allows you to gain early access into the job market while you pursue your higher degree.


American Business and Technology University offers the best price for online education

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American Business and Technology University offers several types of funding for students.

GI BILL: ABTU accepts all chapters of the GI BILL. Scholarships available for Veterans, Active Duty and Dependents. In many cases a veteran or active duty personnel will not need to pay out of pocket for their education. ABTU is committed to providing access to higher education which is affordable and convenient.
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Federal Student Aid: Federal student aid is available for qualified students at ABTU. Federal student aid, also referred to Financial aid or Title IV can be used to assist in paying for college. There are many steps that must be completed to qualify for Federal student aid. Please visit our FINANCIAL AID page for more information and steps.

Corporate Tuition Reimbursement: ABTU is Tuition assistance friendly, your company may pay a portion of your tuition if your training is related to your job duties. Typically corporations require pre approval from the human resources department before an employee enrolls, please check your company's benefits. You can discuss this option with your admissions coordinator during the application process.

Active Duty Tuition Assistance: ABTU is approved by all branches of the military for Active Duty Tuition Assistance. ABTU offers a discount for Active Duty members currently serving our country for up to 50% off of the total cost of education. Also ask about our military family scholarships.

Interest Free payment Plan: ABTU is committed to helping you graduate without a large amount of debt to repay. Our affordable and all inclusive cost are just a few ways we are able to help. You can also set up an interest free payment plan with ABTU to avoid taking loans and paying interest. This payment agreement is not credit based. Please ask your admissions coordinator for more information about this plan. Payments can be structured monthly, or course by course.

Vocational Rehab: Check with your local VR office to see if you qualify for educational assistance. ABTU delivers live education directly to you within your home. You may qualify for tuition assistance along with internet access and technology assistance if you are disabled. Ask your admissions coordinator for more information.

Work Investment Act: If you have recently been laid off, you may qualify for state and federal funds to assist in your re-training. This funding is state specific, check with your admissions representative to see if the state you live in qualifies. Also check with your local unemployment or Work Investment Act office to see if you qualify for these grants.


Ellen Ewart talks about the many services offered by ABTU

Student Success

ABTU assigns you a Success Coordinator when you enroll. Your Success Coordinator will be in direct contact with you on a weekly basis to ensure you have access to all of your course content and to assist with any questions you may have. This success coordinator will be your contact at ABTU at all times. Upon graduation you will be transferred to our Career Services Department where you will be assisted with seeking employment. You may email the success department at anytime: success@abtu.acot.edu

ABTU is committed to helping you graduate by providing you live access to assistance. Your success coordinator can help with tutoring, books, software and course related questions. You will be provided the information needed to succeed at ABTU.

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