Pillar College

Newark, NJ

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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $3,101
  • Online BAH
    $988
  • GI Bill® Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
  • $0 Tuition Cost for Veterans
Yellow Ribbon

Pillar College Military and Veteran Affairs

The following is military and veteran affairs admission, tuition, and transfer information for Pillar College. This includes contact information for their veteran affairs department, as well as other info related to military and veteran programs such as Tuition Assistance and the Yellow Ribbon program.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 22,756
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 22,756
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
    This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $3,101
  • BAH - Online
    $988
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    NO
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    NO
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    NO
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    NO
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    YES
  • MyCAA
    YES
ROTC Detail
Yellow Ribbon Detail
  • Degree level
    All
  • All
  • Amount
    $1,000
  • Number
    Unlimited
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $22,756
    In State
    $22,756
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $19,400
    In State
    $0
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Undergraduate
    $919
    Campus
    $0
    Online
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Graduate
    $700
    Campus
    $0
    Online
  • Textbooks
    $1,200
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 200
Student Population
  • Student Count
    332
    Undergraduate
    0
    Graduate
    3
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    34.3%
    Population
  • Female
    65.7%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    Wesleyan
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    2 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    No
  • Online Graduate
    No
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
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Pillar College 

Pillar College is a 4-year, private university located in Newark, NJ.  Students at Pillar College can enroll in associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs. Pillar College is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and licensed by the state of New Jersey.

Pillar College Military & Veteran Support Programs

Pillar College offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Is Pillar College a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Pillar College 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 Pillar College a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Pillar College 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 Pillar College offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Pillar College 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 Pillar College offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, Pillar College does not offer a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. Every student gets a $3500 Pillar Scholarship Scholarships and can receive a 20% discount.

What are Pillar College’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $875 per credit hour Pillar's tuition rate for active military exceeds 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 Pillar College’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $468 per credit hour Pillar's online tuition rate for active military exceeds 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 Pillar College offer online degree programs?

Yes, Pillar College offers online degree programs. 

Is Pillar College a MyCAA school?

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

Message from Pillar College

Pillar College 

Pillar College is a 4-year, private university located in Newark, NJ.  Students at Pillar College can enroll in associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs. Pillar College is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and licensed by the state of New Jersey.

Pillar College has 7 Locations:

  • Newark Campus
  • Jersey City Campus
  • Somerset Campus
  • Paterson Campus
  • Plainfield Campus
  • Instructional Sites
  • Ocean County Campus

Scholarships At Pillar College

Pillar College now offers a 20% military discount for military members and their families! Every student gets a $3500 Pillar Scholarship Scholarships

  • Veteran Scholarship
  • Dreamers Scholarships & Resources
  • Faculty And Staff Employee Referral Grant Form
  • The Black Elementary School Teachers (B.E.S.T.) Scholarship
  • Des (David E. Schroeder Scholarship) For The First 50 New Students Per Academic Year
  • Free Tuition For Associates Degree For High School And Ged Graduates For Traditional (2-Year Free Tuition Scholarship)
  • Ny Tap Remediation Grant
  • School District Scholarship
  • Scholastic Excellence Scholarship Scholarship Creates A Stipend
  • Student Referral Scholarship
  • The Masters In Ministry Leadership (Maml)
  • Master’s In Psychology And Counseling Scholarship (Mac)
  • Master’s In Business Administration Scholarship (Mba)
  • School District Scholarship
  • Student Referral Scholarship

Programa BLEND

The BLEND Program (Bi-Lingual Entry Degree ) from Pillar College, is a two-year Accredited Associate of Arts in General Studies, offered in Spanish with a strong ESL (English as a Second Language) component. Students begin their classes in Spanish, while at the same time learning English as a second language.

Career Services

Pillar College is pleased to provide resources, support and encouragement as students make decisions about their future direction and professional lives. Career Services provides the resources you need for assessing your strengths, identifying interest, developing career plans, identifying graduate schools and finding full time employment.

New Online Course

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Social Sector Management

This program will be delivered in:

  • 8-week course sessions
  • Can be completed in approximately 18 months
  • Prepare individuals for a career within a broad range of professions that fall under the classification of social sector management
  • Professionals who will benefit from the program include:
    • Social Entrepreneurs
    • Humanitarians
    • Church Leaders
    • Chaplains
    • Social Agency Managers
    • Health Providers
    • Faith-Based Organizations
    • Hospitality Administrators
    • Emergency and Disaster Relief Practitioners
    • International Organizations that provide an array of human services to people in need
    • Graduates of the MBA in Social Sector Management will be prepared to lead in high performing workforce teams in a cross-cultural or diverse setting

B.A. in Business Administration and Management

  • These courses, are foundation to the study of a Master of Arts in Counseling for International Students, and a critical analysis course for students and graduates of the Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership

  • Prepares individuals for many career opportunities including Human Resource Management, Accounting, Project Management, Real Estate, Risk Management, Data Analysis, Entrepreneurship, and Organizational Leadership
  • Students and graduates of the program have gone on to create and run successful enterprises

About Pillar College

Pillar College is a comprehensive institution of higher learning, providing a Christ-centered education. Pillar College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and licensed by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).

We offer Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programs. Pillar College educates, inspires and equips students for excellent scholarship, service and leadership. Rooted in and committed to Christian faith, Pillar College fosters intellectual, spiritual and social development among its diverse student population. Our goal is to provide students with practical job skills and prepare them for future job success. Pillar College students benefit from small class sizes, affordable education and direct communication with professors.