Department of Defense Tuition Assistance

The Tuition Assistance program provides educational assistance to active duty military members. Each branch has specific tuition assistance limits and application procedures.

How to receive Tuition Assistance

Apply for tuition assistance:

Army Tuition Assistance

The Army Tuition Assistance program provides financial aid to active duty members. 

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The program is available to active duty members of the:

  • Army
  • Army National Guard
  • Army Reserve

The Army will pay 100 percent of tuition and fees up to:

  • $250 per semester credit hour
  • $166 per quarter credit hour
  • $4,500 per fiscal year

Learn more about Army Tuition Assistance.

Air Force Tuition Assistance

The Air Force Tuition Assistance program provides financial aid to active duty members.

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The program is available to active duty members of the:

  • Air Force
  • Air Force Reserves

The Air Force will pay 100 percent of tuition and fees up to:

  • $250 per semester credit hour
  • $166 per quarter credit hour
  • $4,500 per fiscal year

Learn more about Air Force Tuition Assistance.

Marine Corps Tuition Assistance

The Marine Corps Tuition Assistance program is available to active duty members of the Marine Corps. 

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The Marine Corps will pay 100 percent of tuition and fees up to:

  • $250 per semester credit hour
  • $4,500 per fiscal year

Navy Tuition Assistance

The Navy Tuition Assistance program provides financial aid to active duty members.

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The program is available to active duty members of the:

  • Navy
  • Navy Reserve

The Navy will pay 100 percent of tuition and fees up to:

  • $250 per semester credit hour
  • $166 per quarter credit our
  • 16 semester hours per fiscal year

Coast Guard Tuition Assistance

The Coast Guard Tuition Assistance program provides financial aid to active duty members.

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The  program is available to:

  • active duty Coast Guard
  • members of the Coast Guard Selective Reserve
  • civilian employees of the Coast Guard

The Coast Guard will pay 100 percent of tuition up to:

  • $250 per semester credit hour
  • $166 per quarter credit hour
  • $4,500 per fiscal year