Military Students at Purdue University Institutions

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Information for Military Students and Dependents

The Purdue community is grateful for the hard work and sacrifice of our nation’s men and women in the military services. Our online programs are ideal for service members and their family members stationed overseas, and for veterans interested in building their skills in preparation for re-entering the civilian workforce and the next phase of their lives.

Military Friendly

We take pride in supporting those who serve our country. Our online programs are designed to help service members balance school, duty and career.


We are committed to keeping your tuition as low as possible. From military benefits to military-aligned transfer credit, we work with you to maximize benefits and keep your education affordable.

Online Flexibility

With online learning, you can further your education no matter where in the world you are located or stationed.


From enrollment guidance to exploring your financial resources to helping you succeed academically — we offer comprehensive services and support for members of the military and veteran community.

Resources for Military Students

Purdue University West Lafayette

Purdue West Lafayette’s Veterans Success Center (VSC) provides resources and support for veteran students and those still serving in the military, as well as their dependents. We offer benefits through the GI Bill®, the Post-9/11 GI Bill and the Yellow Ribbon Program.1 Benefits may also be available to the children of disabled veterans or those deceased due to service-related injuries. In the case of military call-ups, members of the reserves may receive partial credit or a refund on tuition and our staff will work with you to ease your transition when you return.

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Purdue University Fort Wayne

Our Office of Military Services was established in 2010 to provide support and transition assistance to service members, veterans and their families. We are proud to have been awarded a Bronze medal as a Military Friendly® School.2

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Purdue Global

At Purdue Global, nearly one third of our students have a military affiliation.3 We offer reduced tuition rates for service members, veterans and spouses, and are dedicated to serving those who have served.

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Purdue University Northwest

Our Office of Veterans Services helps with priority registration, fee deferment, assistance with VA certification and more to aid in successful degree completion.

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1 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 website at

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3 Source: Purdue Global Office of Reporting and Analysis, 2017–2018 academic year. Note: all figures include data prior to the March 2018 purchase of Kaplan University by Purdue University and subsequent creation of Purdue Global.