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U.S. Military Students

At St. Francis College, we’re proud to welcome former and current members of the military to our community, whether you want to take classes before, after or in-between tours of duty. We also offer opportunities to apply time spent in service towards your credit total.

Military Experience Credit

All branches of the military can receive credits for training.

  • Military personnel (active duty, reserve, National Guard)
  • Army
  • Navy
  • Marine Corps
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • Army Reserve
  • Air Force Reserve
  • Marine Corps Reserve
  • Navy Reserve
  • Coast Guard Reserve
  • Air National Guard.

Honorably discharged veterans or active-duty service members who have completed 6 to 18 months of active service in either the U.S. Armed Forces or those of another country may be granted five (5) credits of elective requirements toward a degree; those who have completed more than 18 months of service be awarded 10 credits of electives.

Additionally, ACE equivalency credits may be granted with the submission of an official military (JST, AARTS, SMART, CGI) transcript.

Tuition Rates

Undergraduate

Graduate

Military @ any level$400 per credit$450 per credit

Scholarships

Former and current military service members bring valuable perspectives, experiences and abilities to the St. Francis Community. We’re proud to offer several scholarships for this student group, including:

The Jeffrey Allen Clark Memorial Scholarship: Jeffrey Allen Clark Memorial Scholarship was established by Mark ’73 and Marsha Clark in September 2017. This scholarship is intended for students with physical disabilities, veterans and/or first- or second=generation Americans. This is a partial scholarship.

Henry Family Veterans Scholarship: The Henry Family Veterans Scholarship, established by Bruce '72 and Patricia Henry in September 2017, is intended for student veterans and/or students from immigrant families that are first generation to attend college. This is a partial scholarship.

George Reaney Veterans Award: The George Reaney Veterans Award was established by George’s son, Edward Reaney ’59 to honor his alma mater and his father. Through this award, Ed recognizes and celebrates St. Francis for changing his life and wants to ensure that future Terrier veterans and public servants have the same opportunity. This award is intended for veterans and public servants and is a partial scholarship.

Tom Brokaw Veterans Scholarship: Tom Brokaw, an honoree at SFC’s 53rd Annual Charter Award Dinner, is a passionate advocate for our veteran community. St. Francis College has established a scholarship in his name and will be awarded to student veterans as well as students from military families. This scholarship is a tribute to Tom's leadership and excellence in his field, as well as his steadfast support of those that serve and preserve the freedoms of this great nation. This is a partial scholarship.

To apply for scholarships please contact the Office of Financial Aid at 718-489-5255

Contact Information

Additional Resources

Academic Credits
for Military Service:

Dr. Michele Hirsch
Veteran Services POC
718.489.5390
Room 7014

Brooklyn Vet Center:

Services are free of charge
718.630.2830
25 Chapel Street, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY

Counseling Services:

10AM - 6PM
Spring and Fall Terms
Please call for an appointment
during Winter, May and Summer Terms
718.489.5335
Wellness Center, Room 2310

Education and Training:

www.gibill.va.gov
1.888.442.4551

Financial Services
(GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon):

Ric Payne, SCO
718.489.5232
Room 2001, Office of Financial Aid

Health Care Eligibility:

www.va.gov/healtheligibility
1.877.222.8387

Student Activities:

Rubin Gonzalez
Director of Student Engagement
718.489.5215
Room 2302

Life Insurance:

www.insurance.va.gov
1.800.669.8477

Mental Health:

www.mentalhealth.va.gov
National Suicide
Prevention Lifeline:
1.800.273.8255

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