Pillar College

Newark, NJ

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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $2,630
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
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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 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?

No, Pillar College does not offer a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. 

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

Pillar College’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 Pillar College’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

Pillar College’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 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 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.

Pillar College has locations in Newark, Somerset, Paterson, Plainfield and Jersey City, New Jersey. For more information about Pillar College, visit https://pillar.edu

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 22,756
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 22,756
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    N/A
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $ 0
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student 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
    $2,630
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • 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
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    NO
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    All
  • All
  • Amount
    $1,000
  • Number
    Unlimited
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $22,756
    In State
    $0
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $19,400
    In State
    $0
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit
    N/A
    In State
    N/A
    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
    446
    Undergraduate
    0
    Graduate
    15
    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
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    No
  • Online Graduate
    No
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