Tuition Assistance (TA) Program Overview
The Armed Forces do offer several programs to marines, sailors, soldiers, guardsman and airmen in order to help them reach their goals in terms of education, and this includes a Tuition Assistance program for college courses. These courses can be taken during your off-duty hours, thus not interfering with their routine jobs.
California Intercontinental University takes a flexible approach to specialized degrees. Our short terms and individual attention help military students succeed.
- Short, six-week terms fit the busy lives of military service members
- We strive to balance conflicts with deadlines
- Founders, faculty and staff realize high achievers appreciate a hands-on approach
The Tuition Assistance program is a benefit offered to eligible members from the Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force as well as the Coast Guards. Each service does have their own criteria for eligibility, obligated service, application processes, and restrictions. This money is usually paid directly to the institution by the individual services once their members have been approved.
For Air Force, there will be a 100% Tuition and Fees coverage, but not to exceed $250 per semester credit hour or $166 per quarter credit hour or $4500 per fiscal year. For those who opt for the 75% assistance, it will not exceed $187.50 per semester credit hour or $3500 per fiscal year. This assistance would be able to cover the fees of tuition, enrollment fees, lab fees, special fees, and computer fees. Both active duty members as well as reserves are eligible for this assistance program.
The Army provides 100% assistance for tuition and fees, not exceeding $166 per quarter credit hour or $250 per semester credit hour or $4500 per fiscal year. It will be able to cover the fees for tuition, enrollment, lab, computer as well as special fees. Active duty members, army reserves, and ARNG on active duty are eligible for this assistance program.
The Navy also provides 100% assistance for tuition and fees, not exceeding $166 per quarter credit hour or $250 per semester credit hour or $4000 per fiscal year. It will be able to cover the fees for tuition, enrollment, lab, computer as well as special fees. Those who are on active duty and naval reserves in AD status are eligible for this tuition assistance program.