Capella University is a participating institution in the
Department of Defense Memorandum of Understanding (DODI 1322.25) and
adheres to and respects the criteria outlined in Executive Order
13607, Establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational
Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other
Family Members (2012).
Creating your education funding plan can be daunting. Our dedicated
military support team can help you find and apply benefits you’ve
earned through your service to your education.
Capella offers a 10 percent discount on certificate, master’s, and doctoral programs and a 15 percent discount on bachelor's programs for students with a military affiliation, including those who:
Military discounts cannot be combined with employer/association
discounts provided by Capella. You’ll receive the highest possible
discount between the two options.
Whether you are a service member or a veteran, you likely have training that may transfer into your Capella degree as course credits.
Veterans’ funding including the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, provided through the VA.
Tuition assistance and other benefits are also available to military
spouses. Here are some resources for more information.
This program allows qualified service members to transfer their Post 9/11 GI Bill® education benefits to a spouse and/or dependent(s).
Also called Chapter 35, supports the spouse or children of service members who have been killed in action or are 100% disabled due to a service-related injury. Length of entitlement varies based on several factors.
MyCAA is open to military spouses seeking an associate’s degree, credentials, and licensure programs, and whose spouses are on active duty or active/guard reserve and in E1-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O2 pay grades.
There may be times when your mission takes priority over your education. In that case, you can request a military leave.
Capella's military leave policy is informed by the HEROES Act, which
addresses active-duty students who deploy in support of a war,
national emergency, or natural disaster. We also consider students who
are sent to sequestered training environments or participate in field
training and won’t have Internet access.
Capella also offers a military leave to spouses of U.S. active-duty
Numerous scholarships are offered to eligible current service
members, their family members, and veterans of all the branches of the
military. Contact us to learn more about eligibility requirements and
how to apply.
This list can help focus your efforts.
*Active Duty †Veterans ≈Spouses and Children
GI Bill ® is a registered trademark of the US Department of Veterans
Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA
is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.