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Information For Military Prospective Students

Arizona State University has been named a "Military Friendly School for 2015" by G.I. Jobs magazine for the sixth consecutive year. The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are leaders in providing educational support benefits and paths to success to military Veterans. Military Times magazine listed ASU in their top 50 "Best for Vets: College 2014" rankings.

ASU online recognizes the unique nature of the military lifestyle and is committed to creating programs that meet the needs of military families as well as easing the transfer of relevant course credits earned from regionally accredited schools.

Veteran enrollment has risen to more than 3,000 students in 2014 and continues to grow thanks to the access, convenience and flexibility ASU online offers active military, Veterans and their families to earn a world-class degree from anywhere.

Funding your education

There are currently more than 2,000 students at ASU who are receiving educational benefits. Learn more about the easy process of funding your education utilizing military benefits by selecting the type of benefit below.

Tuition Assistance Funding

Military Active Duty and Reservist Commitment Scholarship

GI Bill Funding

See how one military Veteran’s experience with ASU Online has made all the difference.

ASU is proud to design and deliver quality online programs that meet the needs of military personnel stationed anywhere in the world.

Military Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can ASU Online degrees be completed outside of Arizona or even overseas?

In general, yes they can. It is very important to have consistent internet access. ASU Online is not recommended for those who regularly have internet blackouts overseas.

2. Does ASU accept military benefits?

Yes, ASU accepts Veteran Affairs benefits in the form of the VA GI Bill chapters and Department of Defense benefits in form of Tuition Assistance.

3. Will my GI Bill cover tuition in full?

In some cases, but ASU is not permitted to determine eligibility for VA benefits. If you have questions about your eligible please call the VA at 1-800-827-1000.

4. I have never used my GI Bill, how do I get started?

Prospective students should apply for their VA benefits before or at the same time that they apply for admission to ASU. The VA application can be found at

5. I have used my benefits at another school; how do I switch my benefits over to ASU?

The Change of Training (22-1995) form provided through the VONAPP portal ( is the timeliest way to switch over your benefits. Once the switch is made the VA should send out a new Certificate of Eligibility and update your school status in e-benefits.

6. Does ASU Online offer tuition at the Tuition Assistance rate?

For students enrolled in a fully online degree program, ASU undergraduate tuition ranges from $480 to $543 per credit hour, regardless of residency status, with no additional program fees.

For students enrolled in a fully online degree program, most ASU graduate tuition amounts range from $482 to $852 per credit hour, regardless of residency status, with no additional program fees.

Specific tuition amounts for each program are listed on the individual program pages.

7. How do I access my Tuition Assistance and Top-up?

Tuition Assistance and Top-up are processed through the student’s branch of service. Your Education Center would be able to assist you through the process. For students with access the process is explained in detail on their site.