University of the Incarnate Word
University of the Incarnate Word

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX

Partner school

Overview

4 Year Private Urban

$1,856 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

MyCAA approved

Message from University of the Incarnate Word

University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) in San Antonio, Texas was founded in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. Today, UIW is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, the largest Catholic university in Texas and the fourth-largest private university in the state. The enrollment reflects the diversity of South Texas, as more than 60 percent of the students are from racial or ethnic minority groups.

UIW offers over 90 undergraduate and graduate fields of study and is accredited to award associate, baccalaureate, graduate, and doctoral/professional degrees by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. UIW is dedicated to the success of military students at all levels.  The online and adult programs provide free textbooks to all undergraduate students and graduate active-duty military.  UIW honors the tuition discount for the adult education and online programs even after benefits are exhausted. The traditional programs are at cap for active-duty military and offer tuition disounts to veterans and active-duty dependents. 

Degree programs are developed to maximize military service while providing a foundation for post-military life.  Many faculty and staff have former military experience and understand the needs of active-duty and veterans.  The UIW Military Veteran Center provides veteran and military students with a lounge and dedicated staff to assist with benefits, your educational journey and a robust Student Veterans Association.  With our main campus in San Antonio, Texas, also known official as Military City, USA, we know the meaning of honoring our service members by action as well as recognition.

University of the Incarnate Word

University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is a 4-year, private, non-profit university located in San Antonio, Texas. Students at UIW can enroll in certificate, associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, & professional degree programs.

University of the Incarnate Word Military & Veteran Support Programs

University of the Incarnate Word offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Is UIW a GI Bill® approved school?

Yes, UIW 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.

Does UIW have a Student Veterans of America Chapter?

Yes. UIW’s SVA Chapter was founded in 2008 and offers community service opportunities, net working opportunities, and social events.  

Is University of the Incarnate Word a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, University of the Incarnate Word has been a Yellow Ribbon school since 2011.

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 University of the Incarnate Word offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, University of the Incarnate Word 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 University of the Incarnate Word offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, University of the Incarnate Word offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. 

Students in the School of Professional Studies’ master’s programs receive a reduced tuition rate for active duty and veterans.  Students in the other UIW schools can use veterans benefits and active duty tuition is at cap.

What are University of the Incarnate Word’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

University of the Incarnate Word ’s tuition rate for active military does not exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour.  This means that the student may not have out-of-pocket costs.  

For Active Duty Students - Active-duty students attending the School of Professional Studies using tuition assistance pay $0 (zero dollars) either for an undergraduate or graduate level degree.

Undergraduate level average number of credits for completion: 120 credits

  • Price to active-duty using tuition assistance: $0 (zero dollars)

Graduate level average number of credits for completion: 30 credits

  • Price to active-duty using tuition assistance: $0 (zero dollars)

  • FREE textbooks. SPS will supply your textbooks at no charge to you whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student.

  • No academics fees

  • Accelerated 8-week courses with six terms a year

  • Accelerated 4-week Winter courses for completion of prerequisites.

  • No proctored exams for online coursework. All of your work is done online when your class is held in the online format.

While Tuition Assistance covers tuition, the School of Professional Studies is the only UIW school that provides free textbooks. Active-duty students paying with tuition assistance are guaranteed removal of fees and the $250 per credit hour tuition rate. In all other UIW schools undergraduate and graduate programs, a 15% discount on the published UIW Broadway Campus tuition rates is applied to the student’s account, and fees do apply for active duty students not using tuition assistance.

For Student Veterans - Undergraduate in the School of Professional Studies

Applies to United States Military Veterans, Active-Duty Military Dependents and DoD employees for undergraduate tuition. $375 per credit hour ($1,125 per 3 credit hour course) in the School of Professional Studies.

Veterans Discount - Graduate in the School of Professional Studies

Applies to United States Military Veterans, Active-Duty Military Dependents and DoD employees for graduate tuition. $525 per credit hour ($1,575 per 3 credit hour course) in the School of Professional Studies.

Tuition rates and discounts for all schools at UIW are available at the UIW Business Office.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are University of the Incarnate Word’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

University of the Incarnate Word’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour.  This means that the student may not have out-of-pocket costs.    

For Active Duty Students - Active-duty students attending the School of Professional Studies using tuition assistance pay $0 (zero dollars) either for an undergraduate or graduate level degree.

Undergraduate level average number of credits for completion: 120 credits

  • Price to active-duty using tuition assistance: $0 (zero dollars)

Graduate level average number of credits for completion: 30 credits

  • Price to active-duty using tuition assistance: $0 (zero dollars)

  • FREE textbooks. SPS will supply your textbooks at no charge to you whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student.

  • No academics fees

  • Accelerated 8-week courses with six terms a year

  • Accelerated 4-week Winter courses for completion of prerequisites.

  • No proctored exams for online coursework. All of your work is done online when your class is held in the online format.

While Tuition Assistance covers tuition, the School of Professional Studies is the only UIW school that provides free textbooks. Active-duty students paying with tuition assistance are guaranteed removal of fees and the $250 per credit hour tuition rate. In all other UIW schools undergraduate and graduate programs, a 15% discount on the published UIW Broadway Campus tuition rates is applied to the student’s account, and fees do apply for active duty students not using tuition assistance.

For Student Veterans - Undergraduate in the School of Professional Studies

Applies to United States Military Veterans, Active-Duty Military Dependents and DoD employees for undergraduate tuition. $375 per credit hour ($1,125 per 3 credit hour course) in the School of Professional Studies.

Veterans Discount - Graduate in the School of Professional Studies

Applies to United States Military Veterans, Active-Duty Military Dependents and DoD employees for graduate tuition. $525 per credit hour ($1,575 per 3 credit hour course) in the School of Professional Studies.

Tuition rates and discounts for all schools at UIW are available at the UIW Business Office.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does University of the Incarnate Word offer online degree programs?

Yes, University of the Incarnate Word offers online degree programs.

Is University of the Incarnate Word approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, University of the Incarnate Word 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 University of the Incarnate Word offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, University of the Incarnate Word 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 the Yellow Ribbon.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is University of the Incarnate Word a military friendly school?

University of the Incarnate Word is considered military friendly.  They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and are a Texas, yellow ribbon school.  In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for military.

Is University of the Incarnate Word a MyCAA school?

Yes, University of the Incarnate Word is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

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