Press Release Details

American Public Education Announces Webcast of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Results

February 28, 2008

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2008--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 release fourth quarter and full year 2007 results after the close of U.S. financial markets on March 11, 2008.

A live webcast of its fourth quarter and full year 2007 conference call will be broadcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, March 11th. This call will be open to listeners who log in through the Company's investor relations website, 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.

About American Public Education, Inc.

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) is a leading provider of online higher education focused primarily on serving the military and public service communities. American Public University System (APUS), wholly owned by APEI, comprises two universities - American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU). Regionally and nationally accredited, APUS serves over 30,000 students who live and work in all 50 states and more than 130 countries; and offers 57 degree programs and 48 certificate programs in fields ranging from homeland security, military studies, intelligence, and criminal justice to technology, business administration, public health, and liberal arts.

Forward Looking Statements

With the exception of historical information, the statements set forth above include forward-looking statements that involve risk and uncertainties. All forward-looking statements included in this document are based upon information available to the Company as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward looking statements are discussed in the Company's filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: American Public Education, Inc.
Chris Symanoskie
Director, Investor Relations

SOURCE: American Public Education, Inc.