American Military University and American Public University now enroll soldiers through new Army IgnitED education portal


#1 Military & Veteran Educator Now Actively Helps US Army Soldiers Access Education Benefits

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: APEI) today announced that the American Public University System (APUS), through its two brands, American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU), is now actively recruiting students through the US Army’s new portal for Soldier Tuition Assistance (TA), Army IgnitED.

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“Now that the new Army platform, IgnitED, has restored access to AT for soldiers, we are actively helping the military get started and regain academic momentum,” said Dr. Wade’s Dyke, President of APUS. “We remain committed to providing soldiers with access to the educational benefits they earn while serving our country so they can achieve their academic goals.”

AMU and APU are among the first nationwide to successfully enroll students through the new portal. From July 19, 2021all soldiers can now apply for a TA to take courses at APUS universities.

APUS has built its reputation serving the military, veteran and public service communities. APUS aims to reduce the cost of higher education and help learners from all backgrounds maximize their return on investment in higher education (HEROI)MT.

In 2020, APUS awarded over $31.7 million to approximately 54,000 members of the U.S. armed forces, through its Freedom Grant initiative. The Freedom Grant is an APUS-funded scholarship that covers tuition above the military AT cap of $250 per credit hour for undergraduate and master’s studies, provides textbooks and e-books at no additional cost, and waives technology fees.

APUS is the premier provider of higher education for the U.S. military and veterans.

U.S. Army Soldiers can visit here for more information on how to obtain a TA while attending AMU.

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