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Military Education Resources

Your comprehensive guide to education benefits for active-duty service members, reservists and veterans.

Military Education Benefits and Programs Guide

If you’re an honorably discharged veteran or currently serving member of the military, you have many options for funding your higher education. Active-duty personnel and selected Reservists have access to programs like tuition assistance (TA). Veterans, depending on when they served, can take advantage of the Montgomery GI Bill, Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program and other aid. There are excellent resources for military spouses and dependents as well. Explore the sections below to learn about these military education benefits, find exceptional degree programs and career paths, and discover the school that’s right for you!

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Veteran enrollment at Washington state community colleges grows.
Veteran Enrollment at Washington State Community Colleges Grows

Since 2008, when Congress first passed an updated version of the GI Bill for veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, Washington state has seen enrollment grow significantly, from 12,000 to 20,000, according to The Seattle Times.

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Military Medical School Students Endure Trial by Fire
Military Medical School Students Endure Trial by Fire

Students at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences recently finished their final exam, a simulated battle exercise that makes even the toughest term paper look like a vacation.

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Best Colleges for Veterans 2015
Best Colleges for Veterans Included in 2015 Best Colleges Rankings

The annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report now include a separate set of categories for top schools that are also veteran-friendly.

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Veterans


Veterans Education and Career Resources

Veterans have access to a variety of military education benefits, most importantly the GI Bill. Learn how to take advantage of these programs now!

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Veteran Rankings


Find the Best Online Programs for Veterans

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the nation’s top online programs for veterans. These military-friendly schools offer quality web-based education, participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program and offer other benefits to those who have served our country.

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Spouses and Dependents


Education Benefits for Military Spouses and Dependents

The U.S. Military provides several education benefits for spouses and dependents of veterans and active-duty personnel. Find out about these programs now!

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Choosing Your School and Degree


How to Choose the Right School

Selecting a reputable, high-quality school is the first step to earning your degree or certificate. Get informed on this critical topic now!

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Military-Friendly Schools


Make the Most of Your Military Education Benefits

Military tuition assistance for active-duty personnel and veteran’s education benefits are designed to reduce the cost of higher education for those who have bravely served our country. But it can be difficult to know which military education programs are available to you at what time, and how to best take advantage of them.

U.S. News University Directory’s Military Education Center provides everything you need to access you benefits: Detailed explanations of the tuition assistance (TA) programs available to members of each branch of the Armed Forces; a comprehensive listing of veteran’s education benefits; links to applications and tutorials from the Veterans Administration; career resources for those transitioning to civilian life; and much more. Let us help you make the most of your military education benefits!

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