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Glenn A. Olds

Chugach mountains behind Glenn A. Olds Hall

Experience education that takes you out of the classroom and into the world

At Alaska Pacific University, we believe in project-based learning. Our approach educates you for a world beyond classrooms because we believe the world is your classroom.

From junior year practicum experiences to travel courses and beyond, your APU education emphasizes learning in real-world settings. You’ll graduate with knowledge that satisfies your curiosity about life and skills to help you advance in your career.

Project-based learning at APU is demanding – and rewarding. You’ll gain insight into setting and achieving your goals, personally and academically. You’ll develop as a leader as well as a team member, capable of contributing to collaborative, trans-disciplinary problem solving.

Your APU education offers plenty of practice in reflecting on your progress, thinking independently and adapting to changing circumstances. We call it project-based learning. You’ll call it teaching that educates you for life.