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WKU is proud of its long history of providing exceptional services to the US Military. WKU is a top ranked Military Friendly® School, so we understand your unique challenges and are committed to serving you. We offer a special military tuition rate, a free Textbooks For Troops™ program, and many student support services to help you reach your educational goals.

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Military Student Services
Our mission is to provide personalized support for all our military, veterans and dependents. 

Special Military Tuition Rate & Tuition Assistance
The tuition rate is $250 per credit hour for undergraduate and graduate courses for U.S. active-duty, Reserves and National Guard students. Also, WKU offers in-state tuition for veterans. 

Textbooks For Troops™
Free textbooks are loaned to eligible military students and dependents.

Course Credit for Military Experience & Training
Get a free assessment of your military transcript. Learn how you can complete your degree in less time and save money.

Veterans Upward Bound (VUB)
VUB is designed to motivate and prepare veterans interested in post-secondary education. The program provides counseling, mentoring, tutoring, and academic instruction in the core subject areas.

How can we assist you?

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox can help you reach your goals.

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 Last Modified 5/30/17