Military Education Benefits

Military education benefits

Benefits Overview

Military students who are serving on active duty, in one of the reserve components or the National Guard components, veterans, and eligible family members may use their educational benefits at Argosy University.

The links below provide further information regarding the individual benefits and opportunities available through the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). While benefit and eligibility information is provided, the ultimate approval of a student’s ability to use a particular benefit is determined by the respective government agency offering the benefit.

In addition to the information we’ve provided, the knowledgeable staff at Argosy University is available to help guide you through the process. Speak with one of our experienced admissions representatives to get started. For further information on participation and eligibility, contact us at 1-877-800-8412.

Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard

  • Tuition Assistance

    Argosy University has signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Defense, which allows you to use Military Tuition Assistance (TA). The program is available to active duty, National Guard and Reserve Component service members. TA currently pays tuition and course-specific fees up to $250 per semester hour for eligible students. Your service branch pays your tuition directly to the school. Prior to enrolling into an institution, service members need to first check with an education counselor or Educational Services Officer (ESO), for the specifics involving TA by visiting their local installation education office, contacting your education counselor or ESO, or by going online to a virtual education center.

    Each military branch has its own TA application form and procedures, and each determines the eligibility requirements and the amount of assistance available. The service member must apply for the program and receive approval before starting classes. Prior to your course enrollment, you may be required to develop an education plan or complete TA orientation.

    To find out how to get started, contact your ESO, visit your local installation education center, go online to a virtual education center or click on the following links for each service branch:

    Military Deployed or Natural Disaster Students Withdrawal Refund Policy can be found here.

  • Top Up
  • Chapter 33: Post 9/11 GI Bill ®
  • Chapter 30: Montgomery GI Bill ®
  • Chapter 1606: Selective Reserve Montgomery GI Bill ®
  • Chapter 1607: Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
  • Kickers & Additional Contributions

Veterans

  • Chapter 33: Post 9/11 GI Bill ®

    This is an education benefit for service members who have served on active duty for at least 90 days after 9/10/2001, or were discharged with a service connected disability after 30 consecutive days. An honorable discharge (character of service) is required for veterans. Individuals who are entitled to 100% of this benefit can have their entire cost of tuition and fees covered while eligible. Find more information here.

  • Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Chapter 30: Montgomery GI Bill ®
  • Chapter 31: Vocational Rehabilitation

Spouses and dependent children

  • Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MYCAA) Program

    This program provides educational assistance to spouses of Active Duty members toward an Associate's or Certificate program. Students who are eligible may qualify up to a $4,000 lifetime limit, with a maximum of $2,000 per Department of Defense fiscal year (October 1st – September 30th). For more information, visit here.

  • Transfer of Education Benefit (TEB) Post 9/11 GI Bill ® to Dependents
  • Fry Scholarship
  • Chapter 35: Survivor and Dependents Assistance

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information
about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill .

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