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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,253
  • 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
Yellow Ribbon

Western Carolina University Military and Veteran Affairs

The following is military and veteran affairs admission, tuition, and transfer information for Western Carolina University. 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
    $ 4,285
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 4,285
  • 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
    $1,253
  • BAH - Online
    $988
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    NO
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • 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
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    YES
  • MyCAA
    NO
ROTC Detail
Yellow Ribbon Detail
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Law
  • Amount
    $2,000.00
  • Number
    5
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $4,285
    In State
    $8,285
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $4,221
    In State
    $14,628
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $616
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    10,292
    Undergraduate
    1,595
    Graduate
    481
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    43.7%
    Population
  • Female
    56.3%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Rural
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    525
    SAT Math
    515
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    22
    ACT
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Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University is a 4 Year, Public university located at 1 University Way, Cullowhee, NC. Students at Western Carolina University can enroll in bachelor’s, certificate, master’s, certificate, doctoral degree programs.

Western Carolina University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Western Carolina University offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

  • Western Carolina University has GI Bill-approved programs
  • Western Carolina University is approved for Tuition Assistance
  • Western Carolina University is a  Yellow Ribbon school
  • Western Carolina University offers  credit for military
  • Western Carolina University awards credit for the CLEP exam
  • Western Carolina University awards credit for the DSST exam

Is Western Carolina University a GI Bill-approved school?

Yes, Western Carolina University is a GI Bill-approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that the GI Bill covers your preferred degree program.

Is Western Carolina University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Western Carolina University is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of its 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.

Does Western Carolina University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Western Carolina University has Yellow Ribbon funding for its master's degree programs.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of its 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.

Does Western Carolina University offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, Western Carolina University offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. You should verify with the university that the rate is below the military tuition assistance cap of $250 per credit hour.

Some schools offer reduced tuition for military and veterans, but the amount may still exceed Tuition Assistance or GI Bill benefits rate caps.

What are Western Carolina University's military tuition rates for active military using tuition assistance funding?

Western Carolina University has not provided its tuition rates for active military.

We recommend that you contact the school to verify that the courses you wish to pursue do not exceed the $250 rate cap for military tuition assistance.

What are Western Carolina University's online tuition rates for active military?

Western Carolina University has not provided its tuition rates for active military.

We recommend that you contact the school to verify that the courses you wish to pursue do not exceed the $250 rate cap for military tuition assistance.

Does Western Carolina University offer online degree programs?

No, Western Carolina University does not currently offer online degree programs.

Is Western Carolina University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Western Carolina University is approved for Tuition Assistance.

Eligible students may have up to 100% of its tuition, with zero out-of-pocket costs.

You will need to verify with the school to ensure that Tuition Assistance covers your preferred degree program.