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Veterans

Choose a College In Tune with Veterans’ Needs

We are committed to helping eligible veterans, widows of veterans, children of veterans and reservists prepare for whatever comes next. For more than 115 years, Franklin University has made it possible for busy adults to balance their education with other commitments. 

As a veteran student, you’ll be benefit from the expertise of our Office of Military & Veteran Affairs (OMVA) – centralized advisors in-tune with your needs. Acting as a liaison between the VA, veterans and the University, our Office of Military & Veteran Affairs advisors are available to help collect, complete and process any necessary documentation, as well as connect you to on-campus information and services related to education, career, personal and financial concerns.

Office of Military & Veterans Affairs (OMVA)

Credit for Military Training

Receive transfer credit for your military service.

Military Focused

Enjoy dedicated support from our military-only assistance team.

Military Minded

Earn your degree from an adult-focused university committed to serving military service members.

100% Online Classes

Earn your degree around your schedule.

Ways to Pay for School for Military Veterans

Franklin Funding 

Higher education is an investment in you and your future. At Franklin, we help you get more for less by stretching your military and/or veteran benefits, and providing scholarship opportunities to further reduce your out-of-pocket costs.

Government Funding

Admission Process for Military Veterans

Undergraduate Admission:

1. Apply Online
Complete Franklin’s online undergraduate application. Please be sure to complete the questions related to the U.S. military.

2. Request Transcripts
Send your official transcripts directly to Franklin University, including your Joint Services Transcript (JST). This will help us maximize your transfer credit, saving you time and money toward your degree.

3. We’ll Contact You
An undergraduate admissions advisor will contact you regarding registration for your first set of classes.

Graduate Admission:

1. Review Requirements
Thoroughly review the graduate admission and application requirements.
 
2. Apply Online
Complete Franklin’s online graduate application. Please be sure to complete the questions related to the U.S. military.
 
3. Request Transcripts
Have all your official transcripts sent directly to Franklin University.
 
4. We’ll Contact You
A graduate admissions advisor will contact you to help you complete the admission process. 

Transfer Military Training Credit

Get college credit for your military service. At Franklin, we provide a seamless transfer credit process and award the maximum number of money- and time-saving transfer credits for your experience and training.

Built to Serve Military and Veterans

Choose a university dedicated to students, not shareholders. From adult-focused services, to in-demand programs and free support resources, we provide a learning experience that’s all about you.

Dedicated Military Advisors

Utilize the expertise of our Office of Military & Veteran Affairs – centralized advisors in-tune with your needs.
 

 

 

Career-Focused Programs

Take advantage of a wide variety of degree programs – including business, technology and cybersecurity – that lead to in-demand civilian jobs. On-site and online course options help you tailor your education with your lifestyle and your learning style.

Hear What Our Military Veteran Students & Faculty Are Saying

Charles Saunders, Ph.D.,CFE, CIA, CCSA, CRMA, CPA (OH inactive)
Air Force Veteran + Program Chair, Forensic Accounting & Business Forensics

"We know and understand veterans! Through our adult-oriented, practitioner-taught, real-world programs in accounting and business, we at Franklin are ideally positioned to help build on their teamwork, experience and maturity--qualities that are in demand in today's business world."

Rob Wood, Ed.D.
Navy Veteran + Faculty

"As a Navy Submarine Veteran, I know from firsthand experience what it means to achieve and maintain mission readiness. I also know that the veteran/military students that take one of my classes will always be 'mission-ready', because they receive support and advice from a team of experts well versed in veterans’ unique needs."

Roger Kisiel, MSA
Navy Veteran, Aviator, & Test Pilot & Adjunct Faculty

"We served, you served; let us help you define and achieve your career and life goals."

Ray Forbes, Ph.D.
Navy Veteran + Program Chair, M.S. in Business Psychology

"As a current faculty member and retired veteran myself, I can personally attest that Franklin offers a veteran-friendly educational environment geared for the experienced adult. And, Franklin’s many degree options provide a great next career step."

Jerome Council, MBA
Navy Veteran + Adjunct Faculty

"I remember using the GI Bill while an undergraduate attending College back in the 80’s and its importance to my dreams. Now semi-retired and living my dreams here in Central Ohio...I am very appreciative of all that has happened from the benefits of the investment of a higher education."

Garry McDaniel, Ed.D.
Air Force Veteran + Program Chair, Human Resources Management

"Veterans provide an invaluable service to our nation and Franklin University seeks to provide the best support and education possible to ensure their skills and knowledge are at the highest level."

Matt, B.S. '16 + MBA '18
Army Veteran

"I started my degree online at Franklin while I was still enlisted. Franklin accepted my previously earned credit and made the transfer process easy."

Diana Burford, B.S. Accounting + Business Administration '20 (expected)
Army Veteran

"Being out of school for so long, Franklin has many options to help me integrate back into the process smoothly, alleviating the stress of being a new student again after so many years."

Jeremy, MBA '11
Ohio National Guard Veteran

"I chose the MBA at Franklin for a number of reasons, but one area that stood out was the support team available to me and the assistance and flexibility they provided. As a full-time Army Guard member I could be called for an emergency at a moment's notice, and I was confident Franklin would work with me as to not disrupt or set back my education."

Rafael, B.S. Business Administration '18
Army Veteran

"My advisor has been excellent from day one. She has truly guided me through this journey. She showed a different way to approach getting my degrees in business and worked well with my VA vocational rehab advisor."

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