Military Students

We are committed to providing an exceptional higher education experience to America’s military personnel. By offering military benefits, we are extremely proud to assist you in your pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree. Our expertly trained advisors are here to assist you with academic and financial assistance through our military benefits, including:

  • Tuition Assistance for Qualifying Active Duty Personnel in ALL Armed Forces Branches
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • VA Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Veteran Benefit administration for programs that are transferrable to dependents, spouses, and children

In addition, your advisor will provide a free evaluation of military training and experience based on the American Council of Education (ACE) guide recommendations.  This evaluation will be provided during a Professional College Advisor Session.

Ottawa University is a “Military Friendly” school, which offers you and your spouse:

  • On-site and online learning (or a combination of both)
  • Convenient 8-week terms with no outside study groups
  • Access to many accredited degree programs
  • Ability to transfer up to 80 college credits
  • Trained military enrollment and financial advisors
  • Active military service members and their spouses receive a military tuition rate of $250 per credit hour for undergraduate programs
  • Flexible Deployment Policy if activated and/or deployed while enrolled
  • Acceptance of DANTES and CLEP Credits
  • A dedicated VA certifying official to assist with VA benefit certification

To start your admissions process, contact an Enrollment Advisor to review the admissions requirements, as well as your career achievements, previous college credits, volunteer interests, and other life experiences that you can apply toward your degree program completion.  You can contact an Enrollment Advisor by completing the request information form.  An enrollment advisor will call you immediately to set-up a Professional College Advisory Session.

Admissions Requirements

You will need to submit the following:

  • A completed application for admission (you can apply online and at our campus locations).
  • Application Fee Waived (normally $50-$75).
  • Official transcripts from all previous colleges and universities attended. Transcripts should be mailed to the campus registrar.
    • No previous college experience? Submit official documentation/self-certification of high school or GED completion instead.
  • You can be admitted conditionally with unofficial copies of transcripts.

To complete the admissions process, submit all documents outlined above to your enrollment advisor today.