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Graduate and Professional Studies

Averett University recognizes the importance of education for members of the Military.  Our commitment  includes providing programs and services for active duty and reserve Military members, DoD/State Military Civilian Employees, Military and Civilian Family Members, and Veterans.

Veteran's Benefits
Averett University is approved by the Department of Veteran's Affairs for veteran's benefits. The V.A. Coordinator for the traditional program located in the Registrar's Office (located in Main Hall) coordinates veterans Assistance Programs for traditional students. The VA Certifying Official for students in Averett's Graduate and Professional Studies Program can be reached at 1-800-283-7388, ext. 14949.

Veterans' educational benefits must be considered when calculating a student's eligibility for financial aid, and the student is responsible for reporting this information to the Financial Aid Office. Students receiving VA benefits must provide a letter of confirmation from the Department of Veterans Affairs to the Financial Aid Office. Please see additional veterans' benefits information at www.gibill.va.gov.

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Military Scholarships

In recognition of the service that the military provides to this nation, Averett University offers a special scholarship for all military members (active or reserve), DOD civilian employees, State National Guard employees, and their family members. Graduate and Professional Studies students must submit their applications to their enrollment counselor during the admissions process. This scholarship is available for all degree programs statewide and provides a 25% tuition reduction to those students enrolled on a full-time basis. This scholarship cannot be combined with academic scholarships offered through the traditional program.




army For service members and veterans of the U.S. Army, we'll need a Joint Services Transcript.
navy For service members and veterans of the U.S. Navy & Marine Corps, we'll need a Joint Services Transcript.
air force
For service members and veterans of the U.S. Air Force, we'll need a transcript from the Community College of the Air Force.
coast guard For service members and veterans of the U.S. Coast Guard, we'll need a transcript from the U.S. Coast Guard Institute.
coast guard National Guard, who are using or will use Tuition Assistance please click on this link - GoArmyEd.
veterans For service members who left the military before 1986, the college can apply credits from a notarized DD Form 214.More information and forms can be found on our Veterans Benefits page.

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American Council on Education (ACE) Military website

Averett University is Military Friendly and we participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program

Averett University is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium and the SOC Degree Network System.

The SOC Consortium consists of colleges and universities committed to expanding and improving voluntary postsecondary educational opportunities for servicemembers worldwide. SOC Consortium members subscribe to principles and criteria to ensure that quality academic programs are available to active-duty military students, their family members, and veterans. A list of current SOC Consortium member institutions can be found on the SOC Web site at http://www.soc.aascu.org/.

Averett University is a member of the SOC Degree Network System, a subgroup of SOC Consortium member institutions selected by the military Services to deliver specific associate and bachelor’s degree programs to servicemembers and their families. As a member of the DNS, we have agreed to adhere to academic policies intended to support military students in their academic endeavors towards degree completion.

Averett University is approved for membership in SOCMAR and SOCCOAST at the bachelor’s degree level.

  • We accept CLEP and Dantes exams.
  • We offer Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC) agreements to all active servicemembers and their immediate family. For further assistance please go to http://www.soc.aascu.org/socad/
  • We accept Vocational Rehabilitation Education students.

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