Military Education Benefits

Touro University Worldwide (TUW) has been educating Military personnel since 2008. We are dedicated to helping those who serve to pay tuition, and helping you from start to finish. TUW created a Military Achievement scholarship to support you and your family in achieving your educational goals.

  • Low Tuition fees helping reduce your out of pocket expense
  • No additional fees for textbooks, course materials or Technology fees

Steps to Using Military Tuition Assistance (MTA)

TUW recommends starting the process 3-4 weeks before the start date of class.

  1. Meet with your Education Services Officer (ESO) for a briefing on TA. Military students requesting Tuition Assistance (TA) must speak with their local education office to determine their tuition assistance benefits and receive guidance prior to enrolling at Touro University Worldwide.
  2. Apply for admission to Touro University Worldwide and Choose Military TA as your payment method.
  3. Log into your branch education portal and follow their process for enrolling and requesting TA. See branches in the section below for more details.
  4. Disclose all sources of aid: Contact the financial aid office if you plan to use multiple sources of aid, such as FSA or other scholarships.

Each branch has their own application process and set of criteria for eligibility. Please visit your installation’s education office to receive college counseling, develop an education plan, and for guidance through the application process. All branches require acceptance into the university and registration for classes prior to receiving approval for Military Tuition Assistance. Please click on your branch below for more details.

SPEAK TO YOUR ED OFFICE: Military students requesting Tuition Assistance (TA) must speak with their local education office to determine their tuition assistance benefits and receive guidance prior to enrolling at Touro University Worldwide.

Touro University Worldwide is a registered Non-LOI University in GoArmyEd. Eligible active duty, National Guard, and Army Reserve Soldiers, can pursue fully online associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees through Touro University Worldwide (TUW). All Military personnel using Military Tuition Assistance (TA), who would like to earn their degree with TUW, must follow the above steps to apply to TUW.

Connect to www.GOArmyEd.com– Help line: 800-817-9990.
Follow GoArmyEd instructions on creating new user or login to the portal.
You must register for courses on GoArmyEd Portal, additionally if you wish to drop or withdraw from courses you will need to do so through the army portal.

  • Need additional help? Please contact Billing and Financial Funding (including Title IV): Jayson Capuno (Bursar), jayson.capuno@tuw.edu
  • For more contacts and resources, click here

SPEAK TO YOUR ED OFFICE: Military students requesting Tuition Assistance (TA) must speak with their local education office to determine their tuition assistance benefits and receive guidance prior to enrolling at Touro University Worldwide.

All Military personnel using Military Tuition Assistance (TA), who would like to earn their degree with TUW, must follow the above steps to apply to TUW.
Active Marines are eligible for Tuition Assistance (TA) for educational financial assistance. Please contact your local base Lifelong Learning or Education office for more information before creating your Navy Knowledge Online (NKO) account or submitting an application for Tuition Assistance (TA) via the WebTA portal. Additional information regarding the Tuition Assistance program may be found online via the Navy College at: https://www.navycollege.navy.mil/tuition-assistance/index.htm or Help Line: 877-838-1659

  • Need additional help: please contact Billing and Financial Funding (including Title IV): Jayson Capuno (Bursar), jayson.capuno@tuw.edu
  • To contact other departments click here

 

SPEAK TO YOUR ED OFFICE: Military students requesting Tuition Assistance (TA) must speak with their local education office to determine their tuition assistance benefits and receive guidance prior to enrolling at Touro University Worldwide.

All Military personnel using Military Tuition Assistance (TA), who would like to earn their degree with TUW, must follow the above steps to apply to TUW.
The Navy offers educational financial assistance through the Tuition Assistance (TA) program. Active duty personnel may be provided with funding to cover tuition costs for courses taken at a college, university, or vocational/technical institution with regional or national accreditation recognized by the US Department of Education.* Please speak with your Navy College Office or the Virtual Education Center before creating your Navy Knowledge Online (NKO) account and submitting an application for Tuition Assistance (TA) via the WebTA portal. Additional information regarding the Navy’s Tuition Assistance program may be found online via the Navy College at: https://www.navycollege.navy.mil/tuition-assistance/index.htm or Help Line: 877-838-1659

  • Need additional help: please contact Billing and Financial Funding (including Title IV): Jayson Capuno (Bursar), jayson.capuno@tuw.edu
  • To contact other departments click here

SPEAK TO YOUR ED OFFICE: Military students requesting Tuition Assistance (TA) must speak with their local education office to determine their tuition assistance benefits and receive guidance prior to enrolling at Touro University Worldwide.

All Military personnel using Military Tuition Assistance (TA), who would like to earn their degree with TUW, must follow the above steps to apply to TUW.

  • For more information regarding Air University please visit our AU-ABC program page.
  • The Air Force Tuition Assistance (TA) program provides tuitions and fees for courses taken by active duty personnel. Applications for Tuition Assistance must be completed online via the Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC). Air Force Help line: 877-596-5771

 

  • Need additional help: please contact Billing and Financial Funding (including Title IV): Jayson Capuno (Bursar), jayson.capuno@tuw.edu
  • To contact other departments click here

SPEAK TO YOUR ED OFFICE: Military students requesting Tuition Assistance (TA) must speak with their local education office to determine their tuition assistance benefits and receive guidance prior to enrolling at Touro University Worldwide.

All Military personnel using Military Tuition Assistance (TA), who would like to earn their degree with TUW, must follow the above steps to apply to TUW.

The Coast Guard offers Tuition Assistance to support professional development by providing funding for voluntary college education pursued while off-duty. Additional information may be found at: https://www.forcecom.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/FORCECOM-UNITS/ETQC/. Help line: 405-954-1360

  • Need additional help: please contact Billing and Financial Funding (including Title IV): Jayson Capuno (Bursar), jayson.capuno@tuw.edu
  • To contact other departments click here

Military Spouse

The MyCAA scholarship program provides tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. Follow the steps below to pay for your tuition using MyCAA benefits:

  1. Visit the MyCAA portal to register for the program.
  2. Apply for admission and select MyCAA in the Affiliations and Memberships drop-down menu.
  3. Inform your admissions representative that you intend to use MyCAA.
  4. Register for the approved MyCAA courses.
  5. Upload your approved plan into your MyCAA portal.
  6. Log into the MyCAA portal and print out a copy of your confirmed Financial Assistance (FA) award and send it to our Bursar’s office by emailing to bursar@tuw.edu.

Other Payment Options

In some cases, the total balance is not covered by Military Tuition Assistant or other Military benefit programs. Below are several payment options that TUW provides to help cover the differences:

Out-of-pocket: Students has the options to pay out of pocket using, credit card, e-check or setting up a payment plan with TUW Bursar’s office, by emailing bursar@tuw.edu or calling 877-868-7690. To pay by credit card or e-check, login to your TUW account and click on ledger card.

Federal Student Aid: Visit TUW financial Aid page, to learn more about the process or contact us at financialaid@tuw.edu.

Post 9-11 GI Bill®

The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after Sept. 10, 2001 or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Approved training under the Post-9/11 GI Bill includes graduate and undergraduate degrees, national testing programs and tutorial assistance. All training programs must be approved for GI Bill benefits. Please refer to the VA website for additional information.

Yellow Ribbon

Touro University Worldwide is honored to demonstrate its commitment to our nation’s veterans by proudly participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program. Please refer to the VA website for additional information.

Click here for information on family benefits via the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance and TEB programs.

Montgomery GI Bill® – Active Duty (MGIB-AD)

The MGIB program provides up to 36 months of education benefits. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances. Generally, benefits are payable for 10 years following your release from active duty. Please refer to the VA website for additional information.

Montgomery GI Bill® – Selective Reserve (MGIB-SR)

The Selected Reserve Educational Assistance Program is for members of the Reserve elements of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and the Coast Guard. To be eligible, reservists must have a six-year obligation to serve in the Selected Reserve signed after June 30, 1985. No contribution is required. Eligibility for this program is determined by the Department of Defense or Department of Homeland Security. Please refer to the VA website for additional information.

Tuition Assistance Top-Up

The Tuition Assistance Top-Up is a program that allows GI Bill participants to use the GI Bill to supplement the tuition and fees not covered by tuition assistance. The amount of the benefit can be equal to the difference between the total cost of a college course and the amount of tuition assistance that is paid by the military for the course. Please refer to the VA website for additional information.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service Program (VR&E)

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program, sometimes known as the Chapter 31 Program, assists with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. There are many services that may be provided by the VR&E Program, including post-secondary training at a college, vocational, technical, or business school. Please refer to the VA website for additional information.

More Information

In the event you have specific questions, designated points of contacts and/or emails are as follows:

*GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Accreditation

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Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide. To view TUW status click here

For more information on WSCUC, visit www.wascsenior.org or write WSCUC at 985 Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501.

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