Veterans Friendly Program

GI Jobs Military Friendly SchoolThrough VA educational benefits and the Yellow Ribbon Program, eligible veterans can cover their full tuition and student fee expenses. In addition, Joint Service Transcripts (JST) and military experience can translate into experiential credit. Eckerd College Program for Experienced Learners is approved for Veterans' training and is ranked by GI Jobs in the top 15% of schools nationwide as a member of Military Friendly Schools.

Tuition Benefits

Eckerd College accepts VA educational benefits for eligible veterans or their dependents. For those eligible for 100% Chapter 33 (Post 9/11) GI Bill the benefit will cover $20,235.02 per year of eligibility. For more information about VA educational benefits for veterans and service members see or call (888) GI-Bill-1.

Joint Service Transcripts (JST)

JST and military experience can translate into experiential credit and count toward your degree. Contact an admission representative for more info.

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