CITY OF CHARLES, 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), Now actively recruits students through the US Army’s new Tuition Assistance (TA) portal, Army IgnitED.
“Now that the military’s new platform, IgnitED, has restored access to technical assistance for soldiers, we are actively helping the military get started and regain their academic momentum,” said Dr. Wade Digue, president of APUS. “We remain committed to providing soldiers with access to the educational benefits they earn from serving our country so that 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, 2021, all soldiers can now apply for TA to take courses at APUS universities.
APUS has built its reputation on serving the military, veteran and public service communities. APUS aims to reduce the cost of higher education and help learners from all walks of life to maximize their return on investment in higher education (HEROI)MT.
In 2020, APUS awarded more than $ 31.7 million to approximately 54,000 members of the United States armed forces, through its Freedom Grant initiative. The Freedom Grant is an APUS-funded scholarship that covers tuition fees above the TA military cap of $ 250 per credit hour for undergraduate and masters studies, provide course books and e-books at no additional cost, and waive 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 TA while attending AMU.
About American Public Education
American Public Education, Inc . (Nasdaq: APEI) is a leading provider of higher education dedicated to preparing students around the world for excellence in service, leadership and achievement. APEI provides respected, innovative and affordable academic programs and services to students, universities and partner organizations through wholly owned subsidiaries: American public university system and National Education Seminars, Inc., which we refer to in this press release Hondros College nursing. Together, these institutions serve approximately 90,000 adult learners worldwide and offer more than 240 degree and certificate programs in areas ranging from homeland security, military studies, intelligence and criminal justice to technology. , business administration, public health, nursing and the liberal arts. For more information, please visit www.apei.com.
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