Military & Veterans

We’re honored to serve those who serve our country.

King has been designated a Military Friendly® School by G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The Military Friendly® Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace service members and veterans as students.

Military Benefits

We offer the following benefits for our active duty U.S. military and veteran students:

  • GI Bill®
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Tuition discounts*
  • Evaluation of military training for college credit
  • Dependents Educational Assistance Program
  • VA Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)

*Undergraduate students receive a reduced tuition rate of $250 per semester hour

Active Duty

Eligibility

Post-9/11 GI Bill
The Post-9/11 GI Bill is intended for residents and military service members serving after Sept. 11, 2001. You are required to apply for financial aid to receive GI Bill benefits.

Yellow Ribbon Program
King University collaborates with the Department of Veterans Affairs to offer the Yellow Ribbon Program to all military service members with 100 percent eligibility under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Military service members must have served at least 36 months on active duty to be eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program. The scholarship covers any remaining balance after the Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit is applied.

Active Duty Admissions

Ready to apply to King? Make sure to do the following as an active duty military member:

  1. Visit apply.king.edu to complete your free online application.
  2. Connect with your King University enrollment counselor. They’re your resource for support and information regarding your admissions process. They will contact you once you submit your application to help you through the rest of the process.
  3. Submit requested application materials. Your enrollment counselor will help you identify the necessary materials that may include:
    • Official transcripts from all attended colleges and universities
    • Relevant licensure
    • Personal statement
    • Resumé or curriculum vitae
  4. Apply for Tuition Assistance (TA).
  5. Submit your TA form to VeteranBenefits@King.edu

Veterans

Eligibility

GI Bill for Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs determines college eligibility for U.S. military veterans. King University will certify your enrollment to receive GI benefits.

Yellow Ribbon for Veterans
King University partners with the VA to offer the Yellow Ribbon Program for veterans with 100 percent eligibility under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Veterans who have served at least 36 months on active duty are eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship. The scholarship will cover any remaining balance after Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits are applied.

VEAP
Veterans who were active between Jan. 1, 1977, and June 30, 1985, could make contributions from military pay to participate in the Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP). VEAP is an education for veterans benefit program to help bolster affordable tuition after your service through a government contribution matched on a $2-to-$1 basis. This benefit is still available for veterans and can be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship or on-the-job training, and correspondence courses.

Veterans Admissions Requirements

If you’re a veteran and ready to apply to King, be sure to:

  1. Contact the Department of Veterans Affairs if you are unsure of your eligibility or entitlement at 888.442.4551.
  2. Visit the VA’s GI Bill® website.
  3. Complete King University’s admissions application.
  4. Submit requested application materials. Your enrollment counselor will help you identify the necessary documents which may include:
    • Official transcripts from all attended colleges and universities
    • Relevant licensure
    • Personal statement
    • Resumé or curriculum vitae
  5. Maximize financial aid eligibility by filing your FAFSA as soon as possible. Make sure to use accurate tax information, answer all questions, and include King University as your school choice (code 003496).
  6. Mail your certificate of eligibility and your DD Form 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to King University.

    Send materials to:
    King University c/o The Learning House
    801 East Park Drive
    Suite 105
    Harrisburg, PA 17111