A Military Friendly University


Why Military and Veteran Students Choose


The is home to a strong and growing community of military and veteran students. As a military friendly school, we are dedicated to providing academic opportunities and a supportive learning environment that serves the unique needs of active service members, veterans and their families.  

Military service members and veterans can also can apply to for free with an application waiver code, call 907-474-7400 to learn more.

We invite you to learn more about the military community at , explore our degree programs and connect with one of our expert advisors to discuss the opportunities that are right for you.

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Save money on tuition and education costs

We offer resident tuition to qualified military-affiliated students, as well as over 450 scholarship opportunities — some of which are offered specifically for military and veteran students.

In addition to support provided by , you may also qualify for a variety of VA education benefits you can use to help pay for school and training. Our advisors can help you determine which benefits you and your family can use, and how to apply.

Take your degree anywhere

As a service member, or military spouse, you may want to choose a career that allows you to easily relocate. We offer portable degrees you can take anywhere—in fields such as education, management and information technology—as well as programs for students with military backgrounds, including:

Start with a one- or two-year program

Not ready to start on a four-year bachelor’s degree? We offer a wide selection of associate and certificate degree programs that might be a better fit for your needs right now. You can always apply the credits you’ve earned to a four-year degree later. View and programs at .

Earn your degree online

offers a wide selection of online programs that offer the flexibility many military-affiliated students prefer, all at our low in-state tuition. .

Get credit for military training

One of the reasons we are a top military friendly college is because we offer a flexible transfer credit policy that allows you to receive course credit for military training and educational experiences. Learn more about submitting your military transcript and academic credit for training completed while in service.


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A Military Friendly University

Military and veteran students come to from all branches of the service and are a valued part of our student community. In addition to offering high-quality academic programs, we provide a caring and supportive learning environment that takes into account the unique needs of our service members, veterans and their families.

Opportunities for veterans, active military and military dependents include:

  • Resident tuition rates
  • Military and veterans scholarships
  • Credit for military training
  • Flexible online degree programs


Advising and Academic Resources for Military and Veterans

The Department of Military and Veteran Services provides coordinated services for veterans and active service members including help with educational benefits earned through military service, peer mentoring and paperwork.




Gain the education and training to serve as officers in the Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard. Offered at both our Fairbanks and Anchorage campuses, Army ROTC is the United States Army's primary officer training program.

ROTC scholarships

Army ROTC offers a variety of merit-based scholarships that can also be combined with some active duty, Guard, and reserve benefits.

Green to Gold Active Duty Program

Complete a bachelor’s degree or a two-year graduate degree and earn a commission as an Army Officer.

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Interested in learning more about opportunities available through the Army ROTC program?