American Public Education Announces Webcast to Discuss Recently Announced Plan to Acquire Hondros College, Nursing Programs

  American Public Education Announces Webcast to Discuss Recently Announced
  Plan to Acquire Hondros College, Nursing Programs

Business Wire

CHARLES TOWN, W. Va. -- August 28, 2013

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: APEI) – parent company of online
learning provider American Public University System, which operates through
American Military University and American Public University – plans to discuss
the recently announced plan to acquire Hondros College, Nursing Programs with
the financial community.

A live webcast of this conference call will be broadcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern
time on Wednesday, August 28, 2013. This call will be open to listeners
through the webcast section of the Company's investor relations website,
www.AmericanPublicEducation.com. A replay of the live webcast will also be
available starting approximately one hour after the conclusion of the live
conference call. The replay will be archived and available to listeners for
one year.

Webcast:
http://www.americanpubliceducation.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=214618&p=irol-presentations

American Public Education, Inc.

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: APEI) is an online provider of higher
education focused primarily on serving the military and public service
communities. American Public University System (APUS), wholly owned by APEI,
operates through American Military University (AMU) and American Public
University (APU). APUS serves over 100,000 adult learners worldwide and offers
more than 90 degree programs in fields ranging from homeland security,
military studies, intelligence, and criminal justice to technology, business
administration, public health, and liberal arts. Nationally recognized for its
best practices in online higher education, APUS provides an affordable
education through classes taught by experienced faculty who are leaders in
their fields and committed to the academic achievement of their students.

American Public University System is accredited by The Higher Learning
Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and
Schools (www.ncahlc.org). For more information about APUS graduation rates,
median debt of students who completed programs, and other important
information, visit www.apus.edu/disclosure.

Contact:

American Public Education, Inc.
Chris Symanoskie
Vice President, Investor Relations
703-334-3880