MILITARY EDUCATION BENEFITS
Fees that are waived for military students enrolling into the University-level programs (excluding DBA and JD programs)include:
- Registration (per program)
- External Academic Resources
- Transcript Credit Evaluation
- Graduation fee
- Transcript fee
(Military students enrolling into the doctorate program will have their Application Fee waived)
Transfer Credit for Military Training (University level) – No Charge for Transcript Evaluation
ALU accepts the maximum allowable transfer credits from military training. plus credits earned at other accredited colleges and universities. This applies to all undergraduate and master’s, and DBA programs. To learn how to get a transcript evaluation, please contact your ALU Admissions Representative at www.alu.edu or (213) 252-5100.
Transfer Credit for Military Training (Juris Doctor)
Transfer credit policy for the Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree is prescribed by the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California. Transfer credit is typically limited to coursework from other law schools that are registered or accredited with the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California.
Military Tuition Assistance
Abraham Lincoln University is eligible to accept Military Tuition Assistance (TA) for active duty soldiers, which may pay up to 100% of tuition. ALU also accepts MyCAA (Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts), a program delivering up to $4,000 over two fiscal years to military spouses in certificate, diploma, and degree programs.
Veterans Education Benefits and GI Bill® CSAAVE-Approved
Abraham Lincoln University is approved through the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE) to train veterans and eligible persons in the diploma and degree programs listed in the law school or university catalogs .
Student eligibility for VA education benefits through the G.I. Bill® is determined solely by the Department of Veterans Affairs. To inquire about eligibility for G.I. Bill® education benefits as a veteran or service member, please call 888-442- 4551 or visit this website.
To be compliant with standards issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), a student utilizing GI Bill® education benefits enrollment status is based on the following table:
Veterans are advised to consult with the VA to determine their part-time or full-time enrollment status in an academic program.
Designated Point of Contact
Abraham Lincoln University provides assistance for veterans, active duty military personnel, dependents and survivors seeking educational benefits through the Veterans Administration. The single point of contact for academic and financial advising is Elizabeth Gomez, Veteran Affairs Certifying Official, from the Registrar’s Office.
Membership and Affiliation
DoD Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA)
ALU is a qualified school for the Department of Defense’s Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA). Armed Forces TA is a benefit paid to eligible members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard, which may pay up to 100% of tuition.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Abraham Lincoln University (ALU) is approved through the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE) to train eligible veterans and to certify students for payment of VA Educational Assistance (GI Bill® ) through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as an institution of higher learning (IHL).
ALU’s diploma and degree programs are listed by GoArmyEd, the virtual gateway from the Army Continuing Education System (ACES). GoArmyEd is used by soldiers to pursue postsecondary educational goals, Army Education Counselors to provide educational guidance, and schools to deliver degree and course offerings as well as soldier progress.
Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA)
ALU meets Department of Defense (DoD) eligibility requirements for participating in MyCAA. The MyCAA (Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts) program provides up to $4,000 over two years of financial assistance for military spouses who are pursuing degree programs, licenses, or credentials leading to employment in portable career fields.
Western Association of Veteran Education Specialists (WAVES)
ALU is an institutional member. WAVES is an association that serves the needs and interests of veterans, faculties and administrators in member institutions, which consist of educational institutions of higher learning and those offering non-college degree programs engaged in the administration of veterans education benefits within the geographic areas served by the Muskogee Regional Processing Office.