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"I honorably served my country without expecting special commendation. Upon my arrival at Syracuse University, I was met with an unparalleled veteran support structure that ensured a smooth transition and enabled me to achieve academic success" - Charles Preuss, Army Veteran, '17 B.S. Information Management and Technology

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Syracuse University – A Welcoming Place for Veterans and Military-Connected Students

Syracuse University ranks among the nation’s top schools for veterans. The support of military-connected scholars is central to the University’s mission, and includes commitments to affordability, academic success, and a comfortable fit within the student body.

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Why Choose Syracuse University?


Syracuse is designated as the 2019 Military Times #1 Private School for Vets/#4 Overall in the Best for Vets.

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Your education benefits make a top-ranked private university affordable. Syracuse University participates in all veterans’ education programs and is a Yellow Ribbon school. With Yellow Ribbon, Post 9/11 GI Bill students can receive additional funding so that 100% of your required tuition and fees will be covered.

Most 100% Yellow Ribbon eligible veterans are able to complete their education at SU without any out-of-pocket costs for tuition or fees. If you do not have enough remaining eligibility to complete your degree, the University has financial aid available to you.

If you are on active duty or a member of the National Guard or Reserve, your Tuition Assistance Program will cover up to 100% of tuition for online undergraduate courses.

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Immerse yourself in – and make a difference on – a classic, residential campus. Or choose online programs to fit your schedule.

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You’ll have a dedicated team of military and veteran-specific advisors in offices across the University, including admissions, academic affairs, veterans’ benefits, and career services. You’ll even have a priority registration for classes every semester of your studies.

SU’s Veterans Resource Center, staffed by professionals who are certified in their fields, provides support for academic assistance, counseling, and accessibility accommodations.

Veterans and Military-Connected Students Program Guide