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Military Benefits

Baker is one of America’s top military-friendly colleges and universities according to Military Advanced Education magazine and Military Friendly Schools.

Admissions & Veterans Specialist

Registrar's Office

Overland Park Campus

Veterans Education Benefits

Baker is one of America’s top military-friendly colleges and universities according to Military Advanced Education magazine and by Military Friendly Schools.


The VA certifying official serves students using VA education benefits through the following programs in conjunction with their enrollment at Baker University:

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill® (CH.33)
  • Montgomery GI Bill® – Active Duty (CH.30)
  • Montgomery GI Bill® – Selected Reserve (Ch. 1606)
  • Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance (CH. 35)
  • VA Vocational Rehabilitation (CH. 31)

Find out which program is best for you.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at


Student Veterans Organization


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Eligibility & Rate of Pursuit

  • Baker University does not determine your eligibility; VA officials determine the type and amount of benefits for which you may qualify.
  • Baker University does not determine the rate of pursuit for undergraduate students; VA officials do.
  • Baker University does, however, determine the rate of pursuit for graduate students based on VA-approved calculations. For an estimate of what your rate of pursuit will be, enter the dates of your nonstandard terms in this credit hour equivalency form.

2021-22 Military Support

Enrollment & Certification

To use your VA education benefits, you must first enroll in courses at Baker University and then be certified by the VA certifying official.

Follow the steps below that apply to you:

New or Transfer Students

Students Using CH. 30 or CH. 1606

Students Who Have Changed Their Schedule

Students Who Receive VA Education Benefit Payments

Other Military & Veteran Funding Sources


Outside Scholarships & Financial Aid

Military Discount | SPGS and Master of Science in Nursing

Military Discount | Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Active Duty, Reserves, or National Guard Flat Tuition

Information for Spouses

Children of Active Duty, Reservist, or National Guard


Tuition Assistance

Prior Military Training Credit

We accept American Council on Education (ACE) credit recommendations for military education and training offered by the military service branches. The first step is to get an official transcript of your military training. In the event that you do not qualify for a transcript, we can evaluate your military records for possible credit.

Where should I send official copies of military transcripts or military training documentation?

How do I get my Army, Coast Guard, Marine, or Navy transcript?

What if I don’t qualify for a transcript?

VA Resources

  • Answers to questions about your VA education benefits | GI Bill® website or 1.888.442.4551
  • Sign up or change your direct deposit information | 1.877.838.2778
  • VA Debt Management Center | 1.800.827.0648
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