Mount St. Joseph University
Mount St. Joseph University

Mount St. Joseph University

Cincinnati, OH

Partner school

Overview

4 Year Private Suburb

$1,713 BAH Rate

$1,054 Online BAH Rate

Yellow Ribbon Program

Yes, provides Credit for Military Service

GI Bill® - approved programs

Military Tuition Assistance - approved programs

No, not MyCAA approved.

Mount St. Joseph

At Mount St. Joseph University, we are proud to support our veteran and military-affiliated students. Whether just beginning your academic studies or finishing your degree, the Mount is a supportive environment that helps you achieve your educational goals. 

Members of the MSJ community embrace the following:

  • Excellence in academic endeavors 
  • The integration of life and learning 
  • Respect and concern for all persons 
  • Diversity of culture and beliefs 
  • Service to others 
 

Three-Year Degree Programs - It’s Possible!

The military can apply for credit for services and credit from CLEP exams. Our three-year degree program requires students to take courses year-round, and there is a 6-week format during the summer.

Areas of study:

  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Psychology

 

Career & Experiential Education Center

The career center has opportunities for students looking to gain experience, build their professional skills, and earn extra credits while earning their degrees.

Opportunities to Earn Credits

  • Service Learning - Earn credit through service activities 
  • Prior Learning Assessment -Earn credit on what you already know

 

Opportunities to Build on Professional Skills 

Top Program

Our Top Program has a 100% success rate, with students finding employment within six months after graduation. The Top Program includes:

  • One-on-one Career Planning
  • Professionalism Development
  • Career Preparation by Completing Academic Courses
  • Self-Leadership
  • Engaging Experiences to Enhance your Competitive Edge 
  • Graduate with a Customized portfolio of Accomplishments

 

Cooperative Education (Co-op)

Allows students to engage in internships to get hands-on experience in their chosen career field. Learning in a real-world career setting will enable students to build skills they can act on. Many students land jobs with companies they have interned with. 

Local Area

Recognized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as a Collegiate Purple Star university showing MSJ is supportive and inclusive of military-connected students.

Military Services

  • VA hospital is less than 25 minutes from campus 
  • American Legion Post 744
  • VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars)
  • Elks Lodge - community organizations, lodging, scholarship

Cost of living (figures from Expatistan)

  • Approximate monthly rent for (900 sqft furnished accommodation is $1,320
  • Approximate monthly utilities (heating, electricity, gas) for two people are $221
  • Approximate monthly rent for a 480 sqft furnished studio is $687 - $1,228
  • Approximate monthly utilities (heating, electricity, gas ) for one person in the studio are $93

 

Starting is Easy at Mount St. Joseph University

First-Time Benefit Users

  1. Complete the online VA Form 22-1990 (Application for VA Education Benefits) at the VA’s website.
  2. Bring a copy of the submitted application to the VA School Certifying Official for enrollment certification.
  3. Submit a copy of your DD-214 (Request for Military Service Records) or DD-2384-NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility) to the VA School Certifying Official for enrollment of certification.

 

Transfer Students

  1. Complete the online VA Form 22-1995(Request for Change of Program or Place of Training) on the GI Bill Website.
  2. Bring a copy of your DD-214 (Request for Military Service Records) or DD-2384-NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility) submitted form to the VA School Certifying Official for enrollment certification.

 

We are honored to support your transition to Mount St. Joseph University as you bring honor, leadership, and integrity into your role here. Climb Higher with us!

Mount St. Joseph University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Mount St. Joseph University offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Is Mount St. Joseph University a GI Bill® approved school?

Yes, Mount St. Joseph University is a GI Bill® approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill®. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Mount St. Joseph University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Mount St. Joseph University is a Yellow Ribbon school. 

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Mount St. Joseph University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Mount St. Joseph University offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Mount St. Joseph University offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

No, Mount St. Joseph University does not offer a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Mount St. Joseph University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $575 per credit hour Mount St. Joseph University’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Mount St. Joseph University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $575 per credit hour Mount St. Joseph University’s online tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Mount St. Joseph University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Mount St. Joseph University offers online degree programs. 

Is Mount St. Joseph University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes,  Mount St. Joseph University is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Mount St. Joseph University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Mount St. Joseph University has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Mount St. Joseph University a military friendly school?

Mount St. Joseph University is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and are Yellow Ribbon School.  In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for the military.

Is Mount St. Joseph University a MyCAA school?

No, Mount St. Joseph University is not a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

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