Paying For School

Veterans Federal Tuition Assistance



Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA)
Another program that will help pay tuition for active duty, reserves and some National Guard personnel. This assistance is applied for through your unit education office (Army and Army National Guard personnel must request through GoArmyEd).

Service

Amount Covered

Covered Fees

Who is Eligible

Form

Air Force

100% Tuition and Fees, not to exceed:

$250 @ Semester Credit Hour

$166 @ Quarter Credit Hour

$4500 @ Fiscal Year

Tuition

Lab Fees

Enrollment fees

Special Fees

Computer Fees

Active duty

Reserves

Online Application Process

Army

100% Tuition and Fees, not to exceed:

$250 @ Semester Credit Hour

$166 @ Quarter Credit Hour

$4500 @ Fiscal Year

Tuition

Lab Fees

Enrollment fees

Special Fees

Computer Fees

Active Duty

ARNG on Active Duty

Army Reserves

Online Application Process

Navy

100% Tuition and Fees, not to exceed:

$250 @ Semester Credit Hour

$166 @ Quarter Credit Hour

16 Semester Hours @ Fiscal Year

Tuition

Lab Fees

Enrollment fees

Special Fees

Computer Fees

Active Duty

Naval Reserves in AD status

NETPDTC 1560

Marines

100% Tuition and Fees Not to exceed:

$250 @ Semester Credit Hour

$166 @ Quarter Credit Hour

$4500 @ Fiscal Year

Tuition

Lab Fees

Enrollment fees

Special Fees

Computer Fees

Active Duty only

NETPDTC 1560

Coast Guard

75% Tuition and Fees, Not to exceed:

$187.50 @ Semester Credit Hour

$125 @ Quarter Credit Hour

$3,375 @ Fiscal Year

Tuition

Lab Fees

Active Duty

Reserves in AD status

CG-4147 (pdf)