financial-aid-101There is a lot to know about your financial situation as a Veteran going to college. This section goes deep into qualification requirements for VA benefits, our military partners, and financial aid details.

Financial Comparisons

Plan smart – use a variety of tools to compare the costs of different programs.


Several dozen scholarships for Veterans, family members, etc.

VA Educational Benefits

Learn about the various United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) educational benefits programs available to you.

How to Increase Your Post-9/11 Monthly Housing Allowance (PDF)

To obtain your degree from an online college and receive the full monthly housing stipend, you must also take a course at a local traditional college each term you take an online course. How to Increase Your Post-9/11 Monthly Housing Allowance (PDF).”

Veteran Partnerships

Veteran partnerships support the educational needs of members and employees of veteran associations and vet-friendly employers. View our Student Application, Enrollment, and Course Registration Process (PDF).

Financial Aid Basics (PDF)

Your funding options: financial aid, military tuition assistance, VA benefits, and scholarships.

Financial Aid Details

Learn details about how to initiate the process of getting your financial aid at Excelsior College.

Veterans Tuition and Fees

The Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB) and other VA Programs

Post 9/11 – General Questions

Post 9/11 – Eligibility

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