American Public University System (APUS) is a for-profit, online learning institution that is composed of American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU). APUS is wholly owned by American Public Education, Inc., a publicly traded private-sector corporation (NASDAQ: APEI). APUS maintains corporate and academic offices in Charles Town, West Virginia and administrative offices in Manassas, Virginia. APUS offers associate, bachelors and masters degrees, in addition to dual degrees, certificate programs and learning tracks. APUS is not a part of the US government or the US military. Approximately 56% of APUS’s students reported that they served in the military on active duty at initial enrollment. About 55,000 military service members get tuition assistance (TA) for APUS schools.Another 16,702 use their GI Bill benefits for the schools.