Tuition Assistance Benefit For Troops | Virginia Peninsula Community College

Tuition Assistance Benefit For Troops

Tuition Assistance (TA) program policies vary among the services, and change from time to time. Below is a recent summary of program benefits by military branch, as of 21 September 2021:

Service Amount Covered Who is Eligible

Air Force

  • 100% tuition, not to exceed:
  • $250 per semester hour
  • $166 per quarter hour
  • $4,500 per fiscal year
  • Active duty
  • Reserves

Army

  • 100% tuition, not to exceed:
  • $250 per semester hour
  • $166 per quarter hour
  • 16 semester hours per year
  • $4,000 per fiscal year
  • Active Duty
  • ARNG on Active Duty
  • Army Reserves

Navy

  • 100% tuition, not to exceed::
  • $250 per semester hour
  • $166 per quarter hour
  • $4,500 per fiscal year
  • Active Duty
  • Naval Reserves in AD status

Marines

  • 100% tuition, not to exceed:
  • $250 per semester hour
  • $166 per quarter hour
  • $4,500 per fiscal year
  • Active Duty only

Coast Guard

  • 100% tuition, not to exceed:
  • $250 per semester hour
  • $166 per quarter hour
  • $3,750 per fiscal year
  • Active Duty
  • Reserves in AD status

Space Force

  • $250 per semester hour
  • $166 per quarter hour
  • $4,500 per fiscal year
  • Active duty

For more information, visit your service’s voluntary education website:

Air Force
Army
Navy
Marine Corps
Coast Guard
National Guard
Reserve
Space Force