Higher Education that Makes a Difference

Higher Education that Makes a Difference

The spark that ignites innovation. A foundation for professional advancement.
An educational experience that changes lives.

American Public Education, Inc.

A leading education services provider that offers respected, innovative and affordable educational programs and services through its wholly owned subsidiaries: American Public University System (APUS), which encompasses American Public University (APU) and American Military University (AMU); and Hondros College of Nursing (HCN).


Online, on campus and in the workplace, we provide education and training to our country’s heroes – military service members, veterans, nurses and motivated professionals that want to make a difference. American Public Education, Inc. is a mission-driven provider of higher education to working adults with a proud history of serving the military, public service and nursing communities through American Public University System (APUS) and Hondros College of Nursing (HCON).


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A learning community dedicated to serving others and maximizing the potential for a better life.

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