Military Students

Learn about the many programs that help make education more affordable.

Serving Veterans, Active Duty Personnel and Military Families!

 At City College, we recognize the important contributions our Armed Forces make every single day. When we have the opportunity to assist returning veterans and their spouses transition into a rewarding civilian career, it brings us great pride. Take advantage of our Veteran’s Grant Program and the numerous others found below. 

Need help paying for school?

Learn about your Financial Aid options

City College is committed to helping military students reach their career goals.

We are proud to be a military-friendly school. We do our best to make sure our classes offer the flexibility needed to help balance education with duty, family and achieving your personal goals.

Start the Financial Aid process by contacting the Financial Aid Office. Our Financial Aid Representatives will assist you with completing the FAFSA to determine your eligibility. Veterans may qualify for the GI Bill® or Post-9/11 GI Bill®.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

There are many programs to help make education more affordable. Additional benefits are available for those veterans who qualify.

  • GI Bill®
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill®
  • Montgomery GI Bill®
  • Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
  • Survivors and Dependents Assistance
  • Fry Scholarship
  • Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA)
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The Veteran's Grant Program

New students who have been discharged from the military are eligible for this grant. City College awards a $500 one-time grant amount to all new veteran students enrolling at City College in degree programs.

Students must provide a DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or an NGB 22, National Guard Report of Separation or Record of Service. The discharge characterization or disposition must not be a Dishonorable Discharge.