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APUS and Home School Legal Defense Association Partner to Help Home Schooling Families Earn Degrees

Charles Town, WV—June 6, 2024 – American Public University System (APUS) is teaming up with Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) to enable its members and their families to use tuition grants for earning degrees and certificates at APUS. HSLDA members can learn more by visiting here

Under the terms of the partnership, almost 100,000 HSLDA member families can access a 10 percent tuition grant to pursue bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees at American Public University (APU). 

HSLDA is a nonprofit advocacy organization that helps make home schooling possible by protecting families’ rights to provide an in-home educational experience for their children. Founded over 40 years ago by two attorneys and home-schooling dads, the association provides resources, including legal support, to empower member families through their home-schooling journeys.

“We are excited to join together with HSLDA to make higher education more accessible to its members and their entire families,” said Jose Molleja, Vice President of Brand Expansion and Student Success at APU. “As an online university with a flexible delivery model and monthly class starts, our courses are a great fit for people who have been immersed in home schooling.” 

APUS proudly partners with a wide range of associations, businesses, government agencies, and healthcare organizations to develop and implement effective learning and development strategies for their specific needs.

For more info on HSLDA, visit here

About American Public University System
American Public University System (APUS) delivers affordable, high-quality, workforce-relevant higher education. With a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive 32-year history, and over 141,000 alumni from more than 80 countries, APUS is recognized for its innovative approach to online learning1. APUS is in the top 11% for students’ return on educational investment, compared to 4,500 colleges and universities nationwide, according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (2022)2.

APUS, which includes American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU), is accredited by the  Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. APUS is a wholly owned subsidiary of  American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI). For more information, visit

1APUS has been honored with the online Learning Consortium’s Gomory Award for Quality Online Education, and is a five-time recipient of the consortium’s Effective Practice Award

2Ranking based on 20-year net present value (NPV)  

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