Serving Our Military and Veteran Students
We appreciate the sacrifices that our service members, veterans, and their families have made for our country.
At Penn State World Campus, we have aligned our online degree and certificate programs, student support services, and policies to address the unique needs of our military and veteran students. We pledge our best service to you, so no matter where you are in the world, you can advance your education and career with the help of Penn State.
Application Fee Waived for Undergraduate Applicants
For a limited time, we will be waiving the application fee for associate and bachelor’s degree programs offered through Penn State World Campus. This offer is available to service members, veterans, and their spouses after participating in a military informational webinar .
Why Penn State?
If you choose to earn your degree online through World Campus, you can expect a fully accredited degree program taught by highly respected Penn State faculty, a staff of professionals ready to support your needs, a collaborative learning environment with quality interaction between faculty and classmates, and an opportunity to join a proud Penn State community.
Online Degrees and Certificates — We offer more than 125 career-enhancing programs online with the flexibility and convenience needed by today’s military and veteran students.
Academic Military Support Team — Our Military Support Team includes full-time staff members who support the military audience with the goal of facilitating student success and achievement. We have representation from every academic and support establishment within the University to aid our military students.
GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Approved — Our programs are approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and we have a dedicated Office of Veterans Programs to ensure that you can access the education benefits you have earned .
Grants and Scholarships — Beyond your military education benefits, we offer grants and scholarships to support our military and veteran students. Our popular Military Grant-in-Aid lowers the cost of undergraduate tuition by up to 44% for service members and their spouses.
Transfer Credits — You can transfer credits for academic programs at World Campus from regionally accredited colleges and universities, and earn credit for military training and experience, or life experience.
Ranked #1 Among Corporate Recruiters — Employers will value your degree and the education you received at Penn State. According to a Wall Street Journal survey. corporate recruiters ranked Penn State as the #1 university in producing the best prepared students who acquire jobs that are satisfying, well-paid, and have growth potential.
Become a Penn Stater — Penn State has more than 658,000 alums around the world with representation within hundreds of professions. Take advantage of our vast alumni network to help you advance your career.
A Military-Friendly University
Our commitment to service members, veterans, and their families has been honored by prominent publications and organizations such as U.S. News World Report;Military Times;Military Friendly; and Military Advanced Education Transition .