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Overview of Veteran and Military Education Benefits

As a former or current member of the military, or a dependent or spouse you could be eligible for educational benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  An applicant’s eligibility for benefits is determined by the VA.  For information on VA education programs see GI Bill® Comparison Tool or call the Department of Veterans Affairs toll free at 1-888-442-4551.

Palo Alto University is approved to certify eligible students with these benefits listed below. 

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) Programs (Chapter 31)

Post 9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)   GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

     •The Yellow Ribbon Program (Yellow Ribbon Program)

     •Transfer Educational Benefits (TEB) (Chapter 33 Transfer)

Survivors and Dependents Assistance (Chapter 35)

Department of Defense Tuition Assistance (TA) Programs

Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is a benefit paid to active service members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard.  PAU is currently able to certify enrollment of Navy or Air Force TA recipients.  If you have TA from another branch, please contact the PAU School Certifying OfficialProspective students are directed to receive approval from the student's Educational Services Officer (ESO), military counselor or Service branch.