Military Tuition & Education Benefits
Maximize your military education benefits.
One in seven UND students is an active duty military service member or veteran earning their UND degree with the support of military education benefits.
Affordable In-State Tuition Rates
Get the North Dakota tuition rate for all on-campus programs regardless of actual state of legal residency if you're one of the following:
- Active duty military for more than 30 days (includes National Guard and Reserves if active duty for other than training purposes)
- Member of North Dakota National Guard or Reserves
- Military veteran
- Contracted ROTC cadets at the University of North Dakota
This tuition rate policy includes undergraduates, graduates, medical and law students enrolled in on-campus programs. Students enrolled in online programs pay a flat rate per credit regardless of military status or residency. You must indicate service member, veteran or military-affiliated on your application to receive these rates. If you did not indicate your affiliation on the application, you must apply for North Dakota residency.
Dependents of Veterans (Spouses and Children)
Dependents of veterans may apply for UND's Veteran Dependent Scholarship. Complete UND's Scholarship Central application to apply. The Veteran Dependent Scholarship is equivalent to the difference between non-North Dakota tuition and North Dakota resident tuition and is available on a first-come, first served bases.
Dependents must include the following with the scholarship application or submit it to UND Veteran & Military Services in order to apply to be considered for the scholarship:
- Student's ID number.
- Copy of veteran's DD214.
- Copy of student's marriage certificate (spouses) or birth certificate (children).
Active Duty Pay $250/Credit
UND offers an Active Duty Military Tuition rate of $250 per credit to undergraduate students* using Federal Tuition Assistance (TA) benefits. You must apply to UND before being eligible for TA benefits.
*Active duty military tuition rates are not valid for any Aerospace, Computer Science, Engineering, Geology, Graduate, Law and Medical Programs or self-paced enroll anytime (SPEA) online courses.
Veterans Affairs Chapters Benefits
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides education benefits to eligible service members, veterans and certain dependents and survivors. You may receive financial support for undergraduate and graduate degrees at UND. You may be eligible to receive aid for tuition and fees, books, flight programs, housing, and more.
Receive College Credit for Military Training
Through the General Education Requirement Transfer Agreement (GERTA), current members of the U.S. Armed Forces and its veterans can now receive credit for military training. More than 130 approved military courses have been mapped to UND’s general education categories such as arts and humanities, communications, mathematics, science, social sciences, and technology and will count toward Essential Studies requirements.
Let UND help you leverage your benefits. To use your military education and tuition benefits, you must first apply to UND following the military admissions process.
UND has a dedicated Veteran & Military Services team focused on helping you achieve your goal of earning a degree. Work with them to get the most out of the educational benefits you have earned through your service.