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Support for Military Students

Purdue Northwest provides a high-quality online learning environment for service members, spouses and their families to reach their educational and career goals during and after their service to our country. Students benefit from access to premium university resources, professors, degrees, and programs with flexible scheduling, enabling adult students to balance the pursuit of educational goals with the demands of career and family life. Our accredited online degree programs are cost-effective, maximizing the use of Armed Forces tuition assistance and veteran, spouse and dependent education benefits.

Financial Assistance and Support for Military Members


    Dedicated to Your Success

    Purdue Northwest is uniquely prepared to help you achieve your education goals.

    • We understand you don't control your schedule and deployments may temporarily halt your study.
    • You can study 24/7—you take your classes on your time, not ours.
    • Our staff understand the needs of the military family.
    • Combine your military experience with our nursing programs to take the next big step in your nursing career.

    Benefits for Service Members and Veterans

    Purdue Northwest is approved by the following programs that provide financial assistance to our military members to ensure that they can reach their educational goals:


    Support for Veterans

    The PNW Office of Veteran Services offers support to veterans and service members as they transition from the military environment into the academic environment to pursue their educational goals. Services include:

    • Priority registration
    • Fee deferment
    • Assistance with VA certification
    • Referrals to appropriate University support services
    • Guidance during military deployment

    Learn more about the services available through the Office of Veteran Services.


    Transfer of Education Benefits and Scholarships

    Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® program, military spouses or children may be eligible for transfer of education benefits. For more information, please contact the Office of Veteran Services.

Helpful Military Resources

The first step for active duty and veterans is to visit the Department of Veterans Affairs to review benefit options and submit an application. You must verify approval before beginning the enrollment process to prevent billing issues. View accreditation information.

For additional information, visit the individual services' education sites: