Military Tuition Assistance for Nurses

Military Tuition Aid Programs for Nursing Students

United States Military Veteran

Jacksonville University is dedicated to helping service members and veterans continue their education. U.S. military and their family members may be eligible for these benefits:

    • Tuition Assistance (TA)
    • Top Up
    • Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill®
    • Chapter 31 – VA Vocational Rehab
    • Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill
    • Chapter 35 – Survivors and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA)
    • Chapter 1607 –  Reserve Education Assistance REAP
    • Veterans Benefits
    • Veterans Health Administration (VHA) NNEI Scholarship

Jacksonville University is a Military-Friendly School

We are excited to work with our active military, veteran and transfer of entitlement students to meet their educational and career goals.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding VA/GI Bill benefits, please contact Jacksonville University's certifying official:

Kerry Boggus - VA Financial Aid Counselor and Certifying Official


Phone: 904-256-7064

Fax: 904-256-7148

Please mail your VA forms to the following address:

Jacksonville University

Financial Aid Office

2800 University Boulevard North

Jacksonville, FL 32211

Military Tuition Aid

All active-duty servicemembers, Reservists, Guardsmens, veterans, spouses and dependents of disabled or deceased veterans receive a 10% discount on all undergraduate and graduate degree tuition. 

DoD Participating Institution

JU has formalized their commitment to educating U.S. military personnel by signing the Department of Defense (DoD) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  All institutions providing post secondary education programs through the DoD Tuition Assistance (TA) program must agree to the DoD MOU and have a signed copy on file with DoD prior to service members receiving TA approval to attend their institution.  You can verify that JU is a participating university by visiting the DoD Voluntary Education Partnership website

SOC Member

Jacksonville is also a Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium Member.  Being a member means that JU has flexible policies that allow mobile service members and their families to complete degrees rather than just accumulate course credit.  View our membership listing on the SOC website

Yellow Ribbon Program Participant

Jacksonville participates in the Post 9/11 Yellow Ribbon Program. Jacksonville University will contribute up to 50% of the tuition balance, as matched by, the Veterans Administration. The Yellow Ribbon Program does have exclusions. Students who are active duty, a student of the Division of Aeronautics, or Department of Orthodontics, are not covered by Yellow Ribbon. Complete the VA form 22-1990 on the website.

What Should You Do Next?

  • Veterans, active service members and their families should access the eBenefits portal to research, access and manage benefits and personal information.
  • Talk to your ESO. 
  • If you have any questions, please call 855-300-1472 to have a University Alliance program representative walk you through the process of applying to Jacksonville University’s School of Nursing and accessing military education assistance funding programs.

External Military Resources

Obtaining Military Service Transcripts

Tuition Assistance

Other Resources

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 web site at