CSU-Global recognizes the national imperative to provide military and veteran students with high-quality educational options. Focused on achieving academic and career success, CSU-Global is a trusted, military-friendly, public university with support systems specifically designed to serve the unique needs of military students. Complete the degree you need to advance within the military or transition into the civilian sector.
Trusted and Affordable
Whether currently deployed or at home, you can complete your bachelor's degree or earn your master's degree 100% online from an accredited state university you can trust. More than one in every ten students at CSU-Global is a current or former service member, and CSU-Global has been selected as a "Military Friendly University" by Military Advanced Education Magazine and GI Jobs Magazine. CSU-Global is also VA approved, a proud member of SOC, and is a VA Principals of Excellence Program Participant. Our Military Bill of Rights serves as a constant reminder to our committment to providing quality and flexible educational opportunities to the U.S. Armed Forces.
CSU-Global offers discounted military tuition rates with a Tuition Guarantee that ensures their rate will not increase as long as they remain enrolled. Up to 90 total credits may be accepted in transfer, including 60 credits from military experience, ACE, CLEP, DSST, StraighterLine, and other non-traditional credit options.
Designed to Serve Military Students
CSU-Global's military-inclusive services include an internal task force dedicated to addressing military and veteran issues, an early alert system to help struggling students, and robust career resources including placement, resume help, and career events. CSU-Global’s military academic and financial services advisors receive specialized, intensive training so they're able to best assist service members, veterans, and their families, and all instructors participate in a faculty “Boot Camp” to ensure they are prepared to meet the unique needs of military students. Call 800-462-7845, x7 toll free to speak with an advisor today.
As one of the nation's most military friendly online colleges, CSU-Global’s clear path to degree completion is seen the success of its military students. Course completion for military and veteran students in Fall 2012 was 96 percent with retention from Fall 2011 to Fall 2012 at 75%.
Streamlined Military Admissions
Colorado State University-Global Campus has a streamlined admissions process to make applying to the university easy, and monthly terms starts mean you can get started quickly. Military admission requires transcripts from all previous universities as well as from your branch of the services.
Our dedicated team of Admissions Counselors are always available to answer specific questions about our degrees, help evaluate your transcripts, and discuss your financial options. Contact Admissions@CSUGlobal.edu or 800-920-6723.
Military Inclusive Scholarships
As part of its dedication to providing military students with a clear path to a degree, CSU-Global is proud to offer a number of scholarship opportunities.
The university awards U.S. Military Active Duty/Veteran scholarships for both bachelor's degree and master's degree students through its institutional scholarship program. Visit CSUGlobal.edu/scholarships to learn more about the these military exclusive and other scholarship programs offered throughout the year.
Military Tuition Rates for the 2013-2014 Academic Year
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CSU-Global waives its usual $25 application fee for U.S. Military personnel and their families. Contact an Admissions Counselor at 800-920-6723 to learn how.
Along with low, discounted tuition rates, CSU-Global offers servicemembers and veterans the opportunity to receive additional support through a specifically designed scholarship.
Military Benefits May Make Your Education More Affordable
CSU-Global is committed to helping U.S. Military personnel reach their educational goals and gain the skills to advance their professional careers. Our dedicated Military Advisors are available to assist you through the process of securing your military benefits. There are several types of benefits available for military students. Military Tuition Assistance (TA) benefits are paid directly to the school. Depending on the type of benefit used, some Veteran’s Assistance (VA) education benefits are paid directly to the student while others are sent to the university.
CSU-Global is pleased to announce its updated Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Defense has been completed, ensuring that CSU-Global will continue to participate in the Military Tuition Assistance Program.
It is especially important that you understand how your tuition will be covered. Click below to learn more about benefits for all military students, students using VA education benefits, and active duty service members. Contact one of CSU-Global's Military Advisors at 800-462-7845, x7 or email MilitaryAdvising@CSUGlobal.edu with specific questions.
Military Related Frequently Asked Questions:
CSU-Global is proud of the commitment it makes to helping U.S. Military servicemembers, veterans, and their families advance their careers by earning a degree. Below are some frequently asked questions regarding military benefit policies and procedures as well as the admissions process.
Contact one of CSU-Global's Military Advisors at 800-462-7845, x7 or email MilitaryAdvising@CSUGlobal.edu with specific questions.
How do I apply for admission?
Prospective military and veteran students can begin the admissions process by completing the streamlined online application. After you have submitted your application, an enrollment counselor will be assigned to help answer any questions.
How much does it cost to apply?
It's free to apply. CSU-Global's $25 application fee is waived for all military students. Contact an Admissions Counselor at 800-920-6723 to learn how.
What transfer credit options are available to military students?
CSU-Global offers a wide variety of transfer credit and credit by exam options. The University accepts up to 90 transfer credits, 60 of which can be non-traditional. ACE, CLEP, DSST, StraighterLine, and Military Credit via a Joint Services Transcript may all be accepted.
How do I know how many of my credits will transfer to CSU-Global?
Once you have submitted your application for admission, you will need to obtain copies of your transcripts from all previous institutions. CSU-Global staff will provide a transcript evaluation to determine which credits will transfer and a degree plan that indicates which classes you need to take, establishing a clear path to degree completion.
What documentation is required to prove military status?
Active duty service members must provide copy of current orders, an LES, or other document clearly identifying active duty status. Retired/separated personnel with an honorable discharge must provide a copy of their DD214. The Spouse or dependents of an active duty service member must provide documentation showing their dependent status.
What financial aid options are available to military students?
CSU-Global is approved to accept all types of military tuition assistance, including Title IV financial aid. The University also offers a tuition discount for all active duty military, veterans and their dependents.
Who is eligible for the Military Discount Rate?
Active duty service members of any armed service, retired/separated personnel with an honorable discharge, and the spouse or dependents of an active duty service member are eligible.
What is the Military Discount rate?
Tuition for military affiliated students is capped at $315 per credit hour for undergraduate programs and $450 per credit hour for graduate programs. CSU-Global's Tuition Guarantee ensures a student's rate will not increase as long as they stay enrolled. Plus, the University charges no additional student fees.
How do I apply for military education benefits?
Contact the Military Outreach and Benefits Office at 800-462-7845, x7 or email MilitaryAdvising@CSUGlobal.edu for information regarding the benefits application process and timeline.
Who do I contact if I have eligibility questions regarding the military tuition rate?
If you have questions regarding your eligibility or documentation, contact the Military Outreach and Benefits Office at 800-462-7845, x7 or email MilitaryAdvising@CSUGlobal.edu.
Does CSU-Global have a Military Leave of Absence policy if I am called to active duty?
CSU-Global is committed to helping military students achieve academic and career success. An undergraduate or graduate student who is a member of the U.S. military, National Guard or other armed forces reserve unit who is called or ordered to active duty may be granted a Military Leave of Absence for the period of their service. When students are called to active duty after classes begin, they must contact their Academic Advisor to request a complete withdrawal from the current term and obtain assistance completing the Military Leave of Absence form. If students receive financial aid, they are responsible for contacting Financial Aid by emailing FinancialAid@CSUGlobal.edu with any questions and to make any necessary arrangements. Please review the Military Leave of Absence policy in the Academic Catalog for complete details.
What are CSU-Global's course completion and retention rates for military students?
The course completion rate for military and veteran students in Fall 2012 was 96 percent. The retention rate from Fall 2011 to Fall 2012 was 75 percent.
How are CSU-Global Staff prepared to work specifically with military students?
CSU-Global is one of a select number of schools to earn a "Military Friendly" designation by Military Advanced Education Magazine and GI Jobs Magazine. All CSU-Global academic and financial aid advisors are formally trained to assist military students and all instructors participate in a "Boot Camp" focused on how to best serve their unique needs.
What services and resources do you make available to military affiliated students?
CSU-Global offers multiple systems of support and targeted resources for military students. Services include an internal task force dedicated entirely to addressing military and veteran issues; an early alert system that facilitates immediate intervention when a student show signs of struggle; and robust career resources including placement, resume help and career events.