Military Tuition Assistance


Experience the best higher education has to offer, without paying more

UAF is a military friendly university that is one of 17 Department of Defense University Affiliated Research Centers. And now, through our military tuition discount, active, reserve and national guard military service members pay no more than $250 per credit hour, no additional fees except course specific costs and materials if applicable*, for both in-person and online undergraduate courses. Use tuition assistance to cover the full cost of your education, with little to no additional fees or expenses. Our discount military tuition pricing eliminates most out-of-pocket expenses, offering both in-person and online undergraduate courses for just $250 per credit hour.

In addition to providing a discounted military tuition rate for military service members, we also offer resident tuition for veterans, spouses and children of military and veterans, as well as credits for military training and VA educational benefits advising for qualifying students.

Military service members also can apply to UAF for free with the application waiver code, call your local post or base education center or 907-474-7400 to learn more.

We invite you to learn more about the military community at UAF, explore our degree programs and connect with one of our expert advisors to discuss the opportunities that are right for you.

*May not include all special materials fees or college or school surcharges.

Get more information

If you are active duty, guard or a reservist and not using Tuition Assistance, please reach out to the Department of Military and Veteran Services to ensure that you are charged the military rate.

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Get a great deal on your education at UAF

At UAF, you'll learn from world-renowned professors and have access to the resources of a major research university, while getting an exceptional value through affordable tuition and numerous financial assistance opportunities. This is especially true for military students, veterans and their families, who comprise an important part of our campus and online student community.

In addition to our discount military pricing, which eliminates out-of-pocket expenses allowing you to cover the full cost of your undergraduate tuition through tuition assistance, here are other cost-saving opportunities we encourage military and veteran students to learn more about:

  • Resident tuition for veterans, spouses and children of military and veterans: Pay in-state tuition to attend UAF no matter where you live. Qualifying military-affiliated students include veterans, veteran and military spouses and children. Explore tuition and fees at the ϳԹ.

  • Scholarship opportunities: We have more than 450 scholarships available, some of which are designed specifically for military and veteran students and their families. Find scholarships for military and veteran students.

  • VA educational benefits: In addition to receiving financial support directly from UAF, as a military student you may also qualify for a variety of VA education benefits that help you pay for school. Learn more about available VA benefits.

Benefit from opportunities tailored to military students

We are committed to providing academic opportunities and a supportive learning environment that serves the unique needs of military service members, veterans and their families:

  • Flexible online degrees: We offer a wide range of online programs (all offered at in-state tuition) that provide the convenience and flexibility many military-affiliated students prefer. .
  • Programs designed for military students: Degrees such as our , , , , , and  (all offered online) are just some of the popular program opportunities available for military and veteran students.
  • Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base: We offer a variety of academic opportunities and advising services at nearby Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base, including on-site and online classes, free testing services and more.