We Salute You, Too
Military families face unique challenges. Military spouses and legal partners juggle work and family life, PCS relocations, and the other unpredictable circumstances that come with the military lifestyle. Meanwhile parents, siblings, and dependents know that service to country brings with it uncertainty related to moves and deployments of their servicemember. That is why we are committed to making sure that all military family members have access to flexible and affordable education.
To honor the service of your loved one, AMU created a military tuition grant for U.S. active-duty, National Guard, and Reservist families, including parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents. The grant covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.
Military spouses can also take advantage of the My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) program as well as other scholarships. Fulfill your goals by enrolling at a university that supports your grit and dedication.
"The demands of a working parent can be challenging, however, through APU I successfully balanced my family life and professional responsibilities while still managing the enriching challenges of my graduate studies."
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1Based on FY 2019 Department of Defense tuition assistance data, as reported by Military Times, 2020, and Veterans Administration student enrollment data as of 2023.
2A $100 fee is required for all doctoral applications.
3Ebooks are provided at no cost to all undergraduate, doctoral, and military-tuition-grant-eligible master’s-level students. A hard-copy textbook is provided at no cost if an ebook is not available.
4U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, including parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents, receive a tuition grant that covers undergraduate and master's-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.
Military Spouse Benefits
Military spouses may be eligible to participate in the MyCAA Scholarship program, which provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance for qualified programs.
Those using the MyCAA Scholarship also have the following benefits:
- Waiver of the per-course technology fee enrolled in undergraduate programs
- Transfer credit evaluation for earning academic credit from the multiple colleges or universities you may have attended as well as a no-cost preliminary transfer credit review. (We reserve the right to accept or deny credits according to policies outlined on our University website.)
- Easy student and alumni access to career-related services
When Jovanka announced that she wanted to go back to school, her family and friends were concerned about how she was going to do it all.
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By adopting a non-linear approach to learning, I was able to enhance my productivity and learning outcomes as a college student.
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Servicemembers, veterans, and their families follow the same admission requirements as all other undergraduate or graduate students.