Military Resources

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Explore Time- and Money-Saving Options for Servicemembers, Spouses, and Veterans

At Purdue Global, we believe in the potential of our military in the classroom and in their careers; we are committed to helping you achieve that potential. Active-duty servicemembers and veterans are eligible for special tuition rates for undergraduate and graduate programs. Reduced tuition for spouses of active-duty servicemembers is also available.*

*Military tuition rates cannot be combined with other Purdue Global tuition reductions or ExcelTrack® pricing.

Military Education Benefits Information

Explore all of the financing options available to military students at Purdue Global.

  • Military Tuition Assistance

    The Tuition Assistance (TA) program provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty education programs in support of a soldier's professional and personal self-development goals. TA is available for courses that are offered in the classroom or by distance learning and is part of an approved academic degree or certificate program. For information on eligibility requirements and award amounts, visit the respective branch websites below:

  • VA Education and Training Benefits

    VA education benefits help Veterans, servicemembers, and their qualified family members with needs including paying college tuition, finding the right school or training program, and getting career counseling. Learn how to apply for and manage the education and training benefits you’ve earned.

    For more information on eligibility requirements and how to apply, students should visit VA Education and Training Benefits on the Department of Veterans Affairs website.

  • Yellow Ribbon Program

    (Aviation Program Only)

    Purdue Global participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, which assists eligible students utilizing Post-9/11 GI Bill® Chapter 33 benefits with tuition and fees that exceed the annual VA benefit cap.

    Eligible students enrolled in Purdue Global’s School of Aviation can receive up to $3,700 per academic year if tuition and fees exceed the annual benefit cap. With the exception of the Bachelor of Science in Professional Flight, Purdue Global's programs do not exceed the annual benefit cap and the Yellow Ribbon Program is not applicable.

    For information on eligibility requirements and how to apply, students should visit the Yellow Ribbon Program section on the Department of Veterans Affairs website.

  • MyCAA

    The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) program provides up to $4,000 in educational funding for an associate’s degree, certificate, or licensure program for eligible military spouses. To be eligible, you must be the spouse of an E-1 to E-5, W-1 and W-2, or O-1 and O-2 servicemember.

    MyCAA provides a maximum education benefit of $4,000 with an annual fiscal year cap of $2,000 to assist eligible military spouses who need professional credentials to meet their portable career goals. Annual cap waivers are available for licensure and certificate programs if there is an upfront tuition cost that exceeds $2,000 (up to the maximum education benefit of $4,000). For information on eligibility requirements, award amounts, and terms and conditions, students should visit the MyCAA Military One Source website. To apply for the MyCAA Spousal Assistance Program, visit the MyCAA Military One Source website.

  • Federal Student Aid

    Purdue Global can help you determine whether you are eligible for federal financial aid, including grant and loan programs. Explore our step-by-step guide to applying for financial aid.

Student Consumer Information for Military Students

If you are using military benefits to cover the cost of attendance, you must use financial and consumer information tools to evaluate whether Purdue Global is the right institution for you.

View the Student Consumer Information Page for more information.