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Army Tuition Assistance

Benefit overview

The Tuition Assistance program provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty civilian education programs. TA programs support a soldier’s professional and personal self-development goals. Active-duty officers, warrant officers, enlisted, Army National Guard and reserve can participate in TA.

How this benefit helps

TA helps soldiers meet their professional and personal self-development goals. With TA, the Army pays all or a portion of the charges of an educational institution. TA covers tuition and expenses for postsecondary education during off-duty periods. There are established semester hour caps and an annual ceiling for TA.

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Use tuition assistance to meet your educational and career goals

Continuing your education can help you achieve your career goals, both inside and outside the military.

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Use tuition assistance to save money while continuing your education

Military tuition assistance can save you thousands of dollars per year. Let the military help pay for your college!

How to access this benefit

Before obtaining tuition assistance, soldiers must contact their education services specialist or visit an education center to declare an educational goal and create an educational plan.

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