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Military and Veteran Funding and Cost

Funding options to thank you for serving our country

With campuses located at more than 90 military installations across the globe and our long history of educating service men and women, Embry-Riddle Worldwide is committed to assisting active-duty military and veterans with educational funding. 

Many of Embry-Riddle Worldwide students come from a military background. Led by the same courage it takes to serve the country, active-duty military men and women embark on a new journey, to reach new goals.

If you are one of these courageous individuals, Embry-Riddle offers various funding options for you. See which ones you may qualify for.

Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve Benefits

  • New Discounted Tuition Rate for Military Students:
    Reaffirming its commitment to the U.S. military and subject to relevant Department of Defense approvals, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide has lowered its undergraduate military tuition rate and will also offer the same reduced rate to spouses and dependents. Effective January 1st, 2016, the new military undergraduate tuition rate will be $250 per credit hour. This rate applies to all service members on active duty or serving in the reserves of the U.S. Armed Forces while they're pursuing an undergraduate degree. This rate will also apply to military spouses and dependents 26 and under. 
  • Application fee waivers are available in some instances.
  • If you need to drop or reschedule a course due to unanticipated official military travel or deployment, you will receive consideration for a drop with a refund. Review the policy.
  •  If using Tuition Assistance (TA), the servicemember must obtain TA prior to enrollment at the school.

If you wish to start your education and start using your Tuition Assistance, you can reach out to your Education Service Officer (ESO) who will guide you. If you need any assistance with the process at Embry-Riddle, you can contact us at (866) 567-7202.

Veterans’ Benefits

  • The Post 9/11 GI Bill® pays up to 100 percent tuition for qualifying students.
  • Eligibility for the Post 9/11 GI Bill® requires 90 days of aggregate service on or after Sept. 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Use our chart to estimate your eligibility or call the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-888-442-4551.
  • The Yellow Ribbon Program is a provision of the Post-9/11 GI Bill(r) which pays tuition that exceeds the maximum annual Tuition and Fees of $21,084.89 (2015-2016), or $21,970.46 (2016-2017).

Learn more about using your Veteran's Benefits

Worldwide has dedicated VA counselors available to assist you and guide you through the process. If you have any questions, you can contact us at (855) 785-0001 or (386) 226-7363 or by e-mail at

Benefits for Spouses and Dependents

The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program is an employment assistance program providing eligible military spouses with up to $4,000 of financial assistance toward certification or associate degrees in a portable career field and occupation.

Worldwide has lowered its undergraduate military tuition rate for spouses and dependents 26 and under. Effective July 1st, 2016, the new dependent tuition rate will match our military rate at $250 per credit hour for undergraduates and $530 per hour for graduates.

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