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Benefits

As a military or veteran-connected student there are several benefit options that may be available to you - the most common being the GI Bill®. 

Learn more about Military Benefits

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Student Benefits Options

VA Benefits

The most common VA benefit is the GI Bill. Learn more about GI Bill options. 

Learn about VA Benefits

State Tuition Assistance

Members of the West Virginia National Guard are often eligible for tuition assistance (TA) as part of their enlistment contract. 

Learn about State TA

Federal Tuition Assistance

Each branch of the US military offers tuition assistance (TA) to its servicemembers. 

Learn about Federal TA

Financial Aid

Even with military or veteran-connected benefits you may need additional funds to cover college expenses. Learn more about financial aid and student account payment options WVU offers.

Learn about Financial Aid Options

Scholarships

Military and veteran-connected students may be eligible for select scholarships from WVU and private entities.

Learn about Scholarships

Military Education Benefits

Learn more about transferring in your earned military education credits to be applied to your degree here at WVU.

Learn about Transfer Credits

Residency

Select benefit users and active service members are eligible for in-state tuition rates at WVU.

Learn about Residency

Military Transition Course

WVU is proud to offer a military/veteran friendly first-year seminar course. Learn more to determine if this class is a good fit for you.

Learn about MILS 191

MILS 191 - First Year Seminar

Want to be in a class with other veteran students? This course is designed to support student veterans transitioning from military to college life at West Virginia University. Through active learning and reflection, students will explore resources related to academic and personal success, as well as those specific to veterans.

Not sold yet? In addition to the course, you and other veterans will go on a Adventure WV trip. These trips allow you to explore West Virginia's natural beauty and maneuver challenging courses. More information about the Adventure WV trip will be shared during the Spring 2022 semester.