Fund Your Education

Northeastern is dedicated to making education within reach for our military-affiliated students.

As a U.S. veteran or active duty servicemember at Northeastern, you are eligible to use your U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits toward any undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree as well as any certificate program at our VA benefit-approved campuses: Boston; Burlington, Massachusetts; Charlotte; Nahant, Massachusetts; Portland, Maine; Seattle, and Silicon Valley.

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Bridge the gaps in your military benefits

Northeastern is a leader in providing funding that bridges the gap between what your benefits provide and the actual cost of education. These opportunities include:

Unlimited Yellow Ribbon Program

Northeastern has significantly invested in the Yellow Ribbon Program to help post-9/11 veterans and servicemembers meet the cost of continuing or completing their education. Qualified recipients of the Yellow Ribbon Program will receive unlimited institutional matching funds (up to 100% of tuition and mandatory fees) from Northeastern, without a limitation on the number of recipients.

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Scholarship Opportunities 

Northeastern offers a variety of scholarships to make a Northeastern education attainable. These scholarships are available to students at a variety of degree levels and range in value up to full tuition. Some can even be applied to education-related expenses, including transportation, books, technology, etc.

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Tuition Assistance Matching

Federal Tuition Assistance (TA) is an education benefit provided by the Department of Defense that can help reduce the out-of-pocket cost of attendance for servicemembers. Northeastern University is proud to offer a dollar-for-dollar match of what your branch of service pays toward your education up to the cost of attendance.

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Military Tuition Rate

Starting Fall 2023, active U.S. servicemembers and their spouses are eligible to receive an amended tuition rate of $250 per semester hour for our Bachelor Completion Programs through the College of Professional Studies. Northeastern is committed to making education within reach and affordable for our military-affiliated students. To learn more, visit our Find Your Program page.

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Get credit for your military experience

Take advantage of your past military experience to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree from Northeastern University.

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We are here to help you get the most out of your benefits.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.