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American Public University System Joins Edcor Preferred Schools Network

Charles Town, W. Va., and Troy, Mich., October 27, 2014 –  American Public University System (APUS) and Edcor today announced an agreement for APUS to join the Edcor Preferred Schools Network. APUS is a fully-online institution offering respected, innovative, and affordable educational programs to adult learners worldwide. Edcor is the nation’s leader in providing corporate tuition reimbursement, consulting, and administration solutions.

The alliance between the two organizations will provide Edcor school network clients with access to more than 180 fully online degree and certificate programs offered by American Public University (APU) and American Military University (AMU). APUS’ combined tuition, fees, and books are roughly 20 percent less for undergraduate and 33 percent less for graduate students than the average in-state rates at public universities, according to information provided by the College Board 2013 Trends in College Pricing and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) 2012 Digest of Educational Statistics. Participating Edcor clients will receive additional cost savings through a tuition grant and waived transfer credit evaluation fee.

Adrienne L. Way, Edcor’s CEO and Owner stated, “We are pleased to partner with a school that provides innovative education choices for our clients and their employees. Regionally accredited higher education institutions like APUS add value to our service solutions, offering additional opportunities for clients to develop their talent needs and their employees to achieve personal growth.”

APUS offers a roster of relevant degree and certificate programs. Recent additions include a bachelor’s of science in electrical engineering (BSEE) program as well as degree programs in cybersecurity. Classes start monthly and are offered in 8- and 16-week formats.

“APUS and Edcor share a mission to ensure that adult learners have access to high-quality, affordable education options,” said APUS President and CEO Dr. Wallace Boston. “We look forward to serving Edcor partners’ students in our online classrooms and we know they will further add to the richness and diversity of our student population.”

About Edcor
As the leader in tuition management solutions, Edcor is widely known as the industry expert.  With over 30 years of experience administering tuition programs, Edcor, a woman-owned business, has reduced costs, increased efficiency and added measurable value to numerous Fortune 1000 companies. Edcor provides unique solutions that are designed to assemble all of the features and benefits major corporations require, while proactively offering numerous enhancements that will maximize the return on investment, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of a tuition benefits program. Edcor is headquartered in Troy, Michigan. For additional information, or

About American Public University System

American Public University System, winner of the Online Learning Consortium's (OLC) Ralph E. Gomory Award for Quality Online Education and four-time recipient of the OLC's Effective Practice Award, offers more than 90 online degree programs through American Military University and American Public University. APUS's relevant curriculum, affordability and flexibility help more than 100,000 working adults worldwide pursue degrees in a diverse variety of subjects. For further information, visit

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