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  • Revenue: $260 million
  • Market Cap: $680 million
  • CEO: Boston, Wallace
  • Industry: Diversified Consumer Services
  • Headquarters: Charles Town, West Virginia
  • Year Founded: 1991
  • Ticker: APEI (get quote)

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American Public Education, Inc., together with its subsidiary, American Public University System, Inc., provides online postsecondary education focusing on the needs of the military and public service communities. The company operates through two universities, American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU) serving approximately 110,000 students in the United States and internationally. The 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. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Charles Town, West Virginia.

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