Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

Overview

4 Year Public Rural

$1,320 BAH Rate

$1,054 Online BAH Rate

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military service

GI Bill approved program

Military Tuition Assistance - approved programs

MyCAA approved

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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.

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