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111 West Congress Street

Charles Town, WV 25414

United States

Phone: 304-724-3700


American Public Education, Inc. provides online and on-campus postsecondary education with an emphasis on serving the needs of the military and public service communities. The company provides education to approximately 112,470 students. The company’s institutions offer programs designed to prepare individuals for productive contributions to their professions and society and to offer opportunities that may advance students in their current profession or help them prepare for their next career. The company’s wholly-owned operating subsidiary institutions include the following: American Public University System, Inc. (APUS) provides online postsecondary education directed primarily at the needs of the military and public safety communities. APUS is an online university that includes American Military University (AMU), and American Public University (APU). APUS is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. APUS offers 97 degree programs and 95 certificate programs in fields of study related to national security, military studies, intelligence, homeland security, criminal justice, technology, business administration, education, health science, and liberal arts. National Education Seminars, Inc., which the company refers to as Hondros College of Nursing (HCON), provides nursing education to students at four campuses in the state of Ohio, as well as online, to serve the needs of the nursing and healthcare community. HCON’s programs are offered in a quarterly format to approximately 1,470 students. HCON offers a Diploma in Practical Nursing and an Associate Degree in Nursing at its Ohio campuses, which are located in the suburban areas of Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Cleveland. HCON also offers an online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing completion program, which the company refers to as the RN-to-BSN Program, predominantly to students in Ohio. HCON is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools and the RN-to-BSN Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. HCON’s locations and programs are approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools and the RN-to-BSN Program is approved by the Ohio Board of Regents. In addition, the Diploma in Practical Nursing and Associate Degree in Nursing programs are approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing. Institutions The company provides postsecondary education through two subsidiary institutions, APUS and HCON. APUS APUS focuses on appealing to military students, and APU focuses on appealing to non-military students. APUS traces its roots to AMU, which was founded as a distance learning graduate-level institution for military officers seeking an advanced degree in military studies. APUS has gradually broadened its focus to include other military communities, veterans, public safety, and certain other non-military communities. APUS is an online institution of higher learning, especially its military students, who serve in positions requiring extended and irregular work schedules, are on-call for rapid response missions, participate in extended deployments and exercises, travel or relocate frequently and have limited financial resources. As of December 31, 2014, approximately 52% of APUS’s students self-reported that they served in the military on active duty at the time of initial enrollment. The remainder of APUS’s students is military-affiliated professionals (such as veterans, reservists or National Guard members), public safety professionals (such as law-enforcement personnel or other first responders) and other civilians (such as working adult students). Curriculum and Scheduling: APUS offers 192 degree and certificate programs. Academic terms begin on the first Monday of each month, with approximately 2,200 classes in approximately 1,200 courses that are offered in either 8- or 16-week formats. These programs include Masters Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, and Associates Degrees. At the graduate level, APUS offers programs in various fields of study, including Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, Emergency Management and Disaster Management, Entrepre


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