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The UIU Military Family Freedom Grant extends the University’s $250 per credit hour tuition rate for undergraduate courses to the spouses and dependents of active duty, National Guard, and reserve servicemembers for all undergraduate classes. Military spouses and dependents are often required to move to new locations, which can make it difficult to achieve your educational goals.  To help keep you on track, UIU offers flexible and affordable educational opportunities.  We offer face-to-face, online and self-paced learning opportunities to individuals located around the world.  Members of the total military family can mix and match the style of courses to provide the best fit for their busy lives.

Items student must provide as proof of military spouse or dependent status:

  1. PREFFERED: Tuition Assistance Registration for Sponsor and Marriage License for spouses or Birth Certificate for dependents
    OR
    DEERS Form 1172-2: Application for Identification card/DEERS Enrollment (DD Form 1172-2)
  2. ALTERNATIVE for Spouse: Copy of Marriage License AND copy of Sponsor’s Proof of Service (see list)
  3. ALTERNATIVE for Dependent: Copy of Birth Certificate AND copy of Sponsor’s Proof of Service (see list)

Proof of Military Status options:
– Authorized Tuition Assistance Form or GoArmyEd TA Registrations
– Copy of Military Orders with the Last Year
– Memorandum of Service
– Proof of Service Letter or Statement of Service

Military ID Cards are not accepted.

 

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Online

Over 20 years of offering courses from a distance with our eight-week sessions and one six-week summer session. 

Self-Paced

Programs with paper and web-based formats, when you don’t have regular access to the internet, six-month courses with start dates each month.

Military Locations

Face to Face courses without leaving the installation: Fort Leavenworth (KS), Fort Riley (KS), Fort Polk, (LA), New Orleans (Jackson Barracks) (LA), Fort Sill (OK), and Fort Hood (TX). 

MVSC

The Military & Veterans Service Center provides assistance in coordinating with academic advising, tutoring, counseling, disability accommodations, veteran programming, benefits information, financial aid, medical and additionally facilitates referral to state and federal resources and services. 

Affordability

We offer all active duty soldiers a tuition rate of $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses. We offer the Military Family Freedom Grant for all active duty military spouse and dependents. We offer the Patriot Grant for all veterans and active DOD card holders. UIU accepts tuition assistance, veteran’s educational benefits, scholarships, and Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA).

Military Resources

Take advantage of some external resources when reviewing your educational needs.

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