• Active duty
  • Spouse
  • Veteran
  • Scholarship

Benefits and Financial Aid

As a member of the military community, there are a variety of ways for you to finance your education. At CTU, we are committed to assisting you in obtaining the military education benefits for which you qualify. CTU's Military Education Benefits Specialists work exclusively with service members, veterans and their spouses, and are well-versed in education benefits procedures.

ACTIVE, GUARD & RESERVE

There are a variety of benefits available to you so you can earn your degree while you serve.

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SPOUSE & DEPENDENT

Spouses of active service members are offered a reduced tuition rate.

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VETERAN

Use your veteran military education benefits to help pay for your education.

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Are You Ready?

When you are ready to apply for admission, follow the steps outlined below to ensure the process of applying for and receiving your benefits goes smoothly.

1

Step One

Talk with an Eso

Visit your Base Education Center and talk to an Education Service Officer (ESO) about why you want to attend college and which school you would like to attend. Your ESO will give you the essential paperwork regarding your tuition assistance (TA) and advise you on your eligibility for any military education benefits.

2

Step Two

APPLY FOR ADMISSION

Apply online by clicking below. Follow the prompts and fill in the requested information.
Once we’ve received all required information and documents, we will review your application.

Apply Online

3

STEP THREE

FILL OUT THE FAFSA

After your application for admission is complete, fill out the FAFSA application to determine your eligibility for other federal aid resources.

  • Apply here to create a FSA ID, which allows you to sign and submit your FAFSA online.
  • When filling out the FAFSA, you will need to input the Colorado Technical University School Code: E01038. This code will route the completed information to our MEBS department.
  • Log on to the FAFSA website

4

STEP FOUR

CONTACT MEBS

Contact a CTU Military Education Benefits Specialist after you've completed your FAFSA. Your Military Education Benefits Specialist, in conjunction with your ESO, will work with you to determine all military benefits for which you may be eligible.

Step 1:
Talk with an Eso

Visit your Base Education Center and talk to an Education Service Officer (ESO) about why you want to attend college and which school you would like to attend. Your ESO will give you the essential paperwork regarding your tuition assistance (TA) and advise you on your eligibility for any military education benefits.

STEP 2:
APPLY FOR ADMISSION

Apply online by clicking below. Follow the prompts and fill in the requested information.
Once we’ve received all required information and documents, we will review your application.

Apply Online

STEP 3:
FILL OUT THE FAFSA

After your application for admission is complete, fill out the FAFSA application to determine your eligibility for other federal aid resources.

  • Apply here to create a FSA ID, which allows you to sign and submit your FAFSA online.
  • When filling out the FAFSA, you will need to input the Colorado Technical University School Code: E01038. This code will route the completed information to our MEBS department.
  • Log on to the FAFSA website

STEP 4:
CONTACT MEBS

Contact a CTU Military Education Benefits Specialist after you've completed your FAFSA. Your Military Education Benefits Specialist, in conjunction with your ESO, will work with you to determine all military benefits for which you may be eligible.

PLEASE NOTE:
The steps outlined above are general guidelines. Requirements may vary for specific student applications.

WAIVED BOOKS & MATERIALS FEES

CTU’s online degree programs are offered to Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard, and their eligible spouses or dependents at a reduced rate. Books and course materials are considered part of the total program cost, but are waived for students receiving the reduced rate.
See Tuition & Fees Schedule

Study Online or On Campus

Attend class online or in person at a campus in Colorado.

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Why CTU?

Nearly 1/3 of CTU’s student population is active duty military, veterans or military spouses.

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Are you in?

You’ve been thinking about this for a long time. You know what you need, and you’re ready to go for it. Take your place among the growing number of motivated students who’ve already joined the education evolution happening at CTU.

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