- Admissions & Aid
- How To Apply
- Undergraduate Admissions
- Graduate Admissions
- Degree Completion Admissions
- Tuition and Fees
- International Admissions
- Financial Aid
- Assessments and Testing
- Admissions Team
Degree Completion for Military and Veterans
Pfeiffer’s degree completion programs deliver courses and convenience you need. Online classes are available in all degree completion programs to accommodate your busy schedule. Additionally, take advantage of our internships, which deliver valuable workplace experience.
Not an aspiring degree completion student? Check out our undergraduate or graduate military pages.
Pfeiffer University has a strong history of welcoming and supporting active-duty and veteran military students. Pfeiffer accepts ACE military credits and Prior Learning Credits, and is a member of the Council of College and Military Educators. Additionally, Pfeiffer limits academic residency to no more than 25 percent of the degree requirements for all undergraduate degrees for active-duty service members. Academic residency can be completed at any time while active duty service members are enrolled. Reservists and National Guardsmen on active duty are covered in the same manner.
VA Benefit Programs & Eligibility
Generally, veterans have 10 years from the date they were last released from active duty to use their educational benefits. The Post 9/11 GI Bill® allows 15 years. Spouses generally have 10 years from the date they are found eligible. Children of veterans are generally eligible from age 18 until age 26.The following are brief descriptions of VA benefits. Check with a veterans’ benefits counselor or read more at www.va.gov as these descriptions do not cover all of the details.
Up to 36 months of benefits, payable for 10 years after release from active duty service, paid monthly through direct deposit. Eligibility to those who entered active duty after June 30, 1985. Learn more here.
Comprehensive education benefit for those who have served active duty since September 11, 2001. This usually covers tuition, fees and books, and includes a stipend. Check into the Transfer of Entitlement component of this benefit if you wish to transfer your benefits to a spouse or child. Learn more here.
Up to 45 months of education and training opportunities available to dependents of permanently disabled veterans. Learn more here.
Education benefits available to reservists that have been called to active duty in response to a declaration of war or national emergency, available to reservists activated after September 11, 2001. Learn more here.
The Department of Veteran Affairs administers these benefit programs. If you need assistance, call the VA’s toll free number 1-800-442-4551 to speak with a veterans’ benefits counselor.
To inquire about your benefits, please visit the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Educational Service homepage.
Click here to see scholarship information for military dependents.
How to Apply to Pfeiffer University
Pfeiffer University uses a rolling admissions system but recommends that students submit their applications for admission by May 1 to ensure space availability.
Begin the online Application Process Here:
- Complete the application form.
- Have your high school counselor send your official high school transcript. Or, submit your General Education Development certificate.
Your education can be affordable and accessible. Learn more today about tuition and fees, financial aid, and scholarships.
Pfeiffer University uses a rolling admissions system. Adult degree completion applicants are recommended to apply one month before the starting date of the preferred semester you intend to enroll. Additionally, there are two 8-week sessions for the fall and spring semesters for adult degree completion students to enroll. This will be identified on the application when you apply.
Apply online by filling out the online application.
If you have applied for financial aid, your application for financial aid must also be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid, [email protected]
At Pfeiffer, we recognize that you may have gained personal and professional development outside the traditional academic classroom. In addition to CLEP, DSST, ACE military credits and challenge exams, our portfolio process provides an opportunity to translate these experiences into college credit in various areas of learning.
For more details, please reference page 16 of the course catalog.
Learn more about the testing and assessment options here.
Government Links You May Find Helpful
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
U.S. Department of Defense
Department of Defense Voluntary Education
U.S. Department of Education – Federal Student Aid