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Coast Guard Tuition Assistance

Benefit overview

Tuition Assistance provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty education programs. TA supports the Coast Guardsmen’s professional and personal goals. TA is authorized for:

  • Active duty
  • Selected reserve military members
  • Permanent full-time and part-time government service and wage grade civilians

How this benefit helps

This benefit helps Coast Guard service members meet their professional and personal self-development goals. With TA, the Coast Guard pays all or a portion of the charges of an educational institution. TA covers the 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

Coast Guard members can access the benefit by visiting their local Voluntary Education Services office.


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