Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
American Public Education, Inc. is a provider of exclusively online postsecondary education with an emphasis on serving the needs of the military and public service communities. We operate through two universities: American Military University, or AMU, and American Public University, or APU. Together, AMU and APU constitute the American Public University System, or APUS. Our universities share a common faculty and curriculum, which includes 87 degree programs and 69 certificate programs in disciplines related to national security, military studies, intelligence, homeland security, criminal justice, technology, business administration, education, nursing, and liberal arts. We currently serve approximately 127,000 students living in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the United States, as well as in various international locations. Our university system is regionally accredited. From 2010 to 2012, our total revenue increased from $198.2 million to $313. ... More ...