American Public Education

APEI is guided by a strong commitment to serving its students and the broader community. APEI offers respected, career-relevant, and affordable academic programs and services to students, universities, and partner organizations through our wholly owned subsidiaries American Public University System (APUS) – which encompasses American Public University (APU) and American Military University (AMU) – and National Education Seminars, Inc., known as Hondros College of Nursing. Together, APEI’s institutions serve adult learners worldwide and offer nearly 100 degree programs in fields ranging from homeland security, military studies, intelligence, and criminal justice to technology, business administration, public health, nursing, liberal arts, and more. APEI, through its subsidiaries, has established itself as one of the nation’s leading providers of online learning.
Company Growth (employees)
Charles Town, US
Size (employees)
2,040 (est)-7%
American Public Education was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Charles Town, US

American Public Education Office Locations

American Public Education has an office in Charles Town
Charles Town, US (HQ)
111 W Congress St

American Public Education Data and Metrics

American Public Education Financial Metrics

American Public Education's revenue was reported to be $313.1 m in FY, 2016 which is a 5% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

313.1 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

24.2 m

Market capitalization (27-Jun-2017)

373.4 m

Closing share price (27-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

146.4 m
American Public Education's current market capitalization is $373.4 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


329.5 m350 m327.9 m313.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

275.6 m274.9 m


67.4 m65.8 m52.3 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

38.4 m

Income tax expense

20.1 m14.9 m

Net Income

42 m40.9 m32.4 m24.2 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


94.8 m115.6 m105.7 m146.4 m

Current Assets

116.6 m136.2 m131.1 m163.7 m


90.7 m102.4 m109.3 m97.7 m


38.1 m38.6 m38.6 m33.9 m

Total Assets

271.7 m297.9 m303.9 m320.7 m

Accounts Payable

11.6 m11 m6.3 m6.9 m

Current Liabilities

54.3 m48.3 m50.8 m42.2 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

164.9 m169.7 m173.7 m177.1 m

Retained Earnings

42 m64.4 m63.3 m87.4 m

Total Equity

207.1 m234.2 m237.2 m264.7 m

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.3 x1.3 x1.2 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

42 m40.9 m32.4 m24.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

13.5 m16.1 m20.5 m19.4 m

Accounts Receivable

2.1 m

Accounts Payable

(5.9 m)(534 k)(4.8 m)589 k

Cash From Operating Activities

59.4 m61 m57.2 m56 m

Capital Expenditures

(20.6 m)(24.6 m)(26 m)(13.8 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(69.2 m)(21.3 m)(31.3 m)(13.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(10.2 m)(18.9 m)(35.8 m)(1.8 m)

Income Taxes Paid

21 m21.6 m18 m16.6 m

Free Cash Flow

80.1 m85.6 m83.2 m69.8 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.2 x

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