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!
An increasing number of professional organizations, school policies and even student volunteer groups are emerging to help make the transition from veteran to student even easier.
It can be difficult to provide adequate academic, financial and psychological support for students who also happen to be veterans, to say nothing of their families.
Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois hasn't even begun it's new bridge program to help veterans with medical experience find new civilian careers, but it's already drawing praise from Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.
Active Duty and Reserves
Veterans have access to a variety of military education benefits, most importantly the GI Bill. Learn how to take advantage of these programs now!
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.
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!
Choosing Your School and Degree
Selecting a reputable, high-quality school is the first step to earning your degree or certificate. Get informed on this critical topic now!
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!