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Be proud. Be prepared.

Berkeley College has a long tradition of commitment to veterans and military students. We understand the needs of servicemembers and have created numerous programs and resources to help you and your family succeed—during and after your military career. Berkeley is listed as a Principles of Excellence institution with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and our Office of Military and Veterans Affairs will be with you every step of the way to help you transition to civilian and professional life.

Recognized for excellence.

Berkeley has received numerous recognitions for military/veteran programs, including:

  • Best Online Programs for Veterans, 2014-2019 – U.S. News & World Report
  • Top School, 2015, 2017 and 2018 – Military Advanced Education and Transition
  • Military Friendly® Top 10 Nontraditional School, 2017 – Victory Media
  • Military Friendly® Top 10 Spouse School, 2017 – Victory Media
  • Best for Vets: Four-year Colleges, 2014-2015 and 2017-2020 – Military Times
  • Best of the Best, 2014-2015 and 2017-2018 – U.S. Veterans Magazine
  • Military Friendly School, 2010-2014 and 2016 – G.I. Jobs
  • Military Friendly School, 2010-2014 – Military Advanced Education
  • Best for Vets, Online and Nontraditional, 2013 – Military Times
Military Badges

Financial aid for GI Bill® Recipients

Berkeley proudly supports the GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program. We assist Veterans, Service Members, and Family Members using the GI Bill, and offer the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship to all eligible recipients.  Veterans Affairs associates are trained in GI Bill regulations. We’ll help make sure you get the maximum award possible.

Programs and services that support servicemembers and their spouses

Flexible academic programs can help accommodate your situation and schedule. Advisors with military experience are available to assist with applications and enrollment. You may also be eligible for credit for prior learning. Tutoring is available at no additional charge.  We adhere to the principles of excellence and offer a scholarship to all Tuition Assistance students to reduce tuition to $250 per semester hour.  Additionally we offer scholarships to all eligible military spouses that reduces tuition to $250 per semester hour to recognize the sacrifices families make.

Veterans Resource Centers are available at numerous campuses and online, offer comfortable environments to study, connect with other Veterans, and obtain information about a wide range of Veterans’ benefits and issues. There are numerous opportunities for networking through the Student Veterans Club and special veterans’ activities sponsored by Berkeley.

Career guidance

Internships, practicums, or job-related assignments are part of all programs and give students hands-on experience in their field. Free lifetime career assistance is provided to all Berkeley College graduates*.

Talk to us. We’re here to help.

Visit the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs page to learn more about the Veterans Resource Centers and activities sponsored by this department.

Compliance with Educational Organizations

Berkeley College adheres to the guidelines of the following organizations:

  • ACE (American Council on Education)
  • DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support)
  • PONSI (Program On Non-Collegiate Sponsored Instruction)

 

 

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*while the College is in operation

Berkeley By The Numbers

47+

Million
in Berkeley College institutional aid was provided to qualified students during the 2018-2019 award year

5700+

Students
including more than 300 international students representing over 50 countries (not included in these figures are over 120 international students, representing 5 countries, attending as part of a J1 visitor exchange program)

3100+

Students
enrolled in at least one online class in fall 2019

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