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The University of the Incarnate Word and its Division of Extended Academic Programs which is comprise of the School of Professional Studies (SPS) and the School of Applied Sciences (SAS) is proud to help the members of the United States military reach their educational goals. In recognition of the work you do for us and our freedom, we are proud to offer you the discounted tuition rates below. Please note that SPS and SAS do not charge fees to our active duty military population.

Tuition at cap for BOTH undergraduate and graduate*

  • Active Duty - $250.00 an hour (which is the “cap”)
    Since we pay for your books, Active Duty students will have NO OUT-OF-POCKET expenses.
  • Active Duty Spouses and Dependents - $275.00 an hour
  • Veterans - $275.00 an hour
  • DOD Civilians - $275.00 an hour

*Note: These rates apply to courses taken through the Extended Academic Programs SPS and SAS and are not necessarily reflective of the rates offered on the UIW main campus schools. Rates listed and the absence of fees will be true for active-duty military students using TA or self-pay. Rates listed and free textbooks do not apply towards doctoral degrees.

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How to receive a Military Discount Rate

  • All students who are not using Tuition Assistance (TA) must apply for the military discount by requesting an Active Duty Status certificate from the Official Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) Website. The certificate must be emailed to Please make sure to include your ID number and contact us with any questions. Website:
  • Students must apply for the military discount rate each semester (Summer, Fall, & Spring) with the exception of veterans who must only submit verification once.
  • Military Discount Rates are applied after the 100% drop date.  Please refer to the Academic Calendar for this date.

Active-duty military students who wish to take classes in the traditional main-campus program, not utilizing Tuition Assistance, will receive a 15% discount on the published main-campus tuition rates. While Extended Academic Programs has no fees, attendance at a main-campus program, when not utilizing TA, will require payment of fees. Current main-campus tuition and fees can be found at

Billing information: Any eligible military discounts are not applied to the student's account until the second week of classes of each term.

See other Military Related Policies.

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University of the Incarnate Word is proud to be a 2016 "Military Friendly" University and Best for Vets. No proctored exams and full credit for military service.

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