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3 Ways We Recognize Our Military Students


May 17, 2013 http://www.southuniversity.edu/whoweare/newsroom/blog/3wayswerecognizeourmilitarystudents

With Armed Forces Day this Saturday, May 18, 2013, we are proud to present three ways in which we honor our military students. Created in 1949 and first observed in 1950, Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of every May and recognizes and honors the five military branches: the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard.

1. Graduation Teams Experienced in Working with Military Students

At South University, all military students, veterans and spouses of service members will have a team of dedicated admissions, financial aid and advising representatives trained in and focused on meeting your needs as a military student.

2. University Credit for Your Military Experience

We want to recognize your extensive military training and experience. Once you submit the paperwork, we’ll review your experience and training to determine your eligibility for credit toward your academic program. This transfer of credit could help you to cut expenses and graduate in less time.

For more information, visit http://online.southuniversity.edu/military/military-transfer-of-credit.aspx.

3. Military Aid & Benefits

Complete information on our military aid and benefit programs can be found at http://online.southuniversity.edu/military/, and you can speak with a Military Admissions Representative by calling 1-888-313-7209. Before you do, here’s a quick overview!

For Military Personnel: We are pleased to offer an Active Duty Scholarship to eligible service members. For undergraduate programs the cost of tuition is $166 per credit hour after the scholarship is applied. For graduate level programs, South University offers an Active Duty Scholarship of 10%.

For Veterans: For undergraduate and graduate programs, South University offers eligible veterans the Veteran Scholarship of 10%. We also participate in the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program. Furthermore, veterans using the educational benefits provided under the Montgomery GI Bill will find that a significant portion of their tuition expenses will be covered or reimbursed.

The Application Fee is also waived for active duty, reserve, National Guard and veteran personnel who qualify.

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