How to Get Started with Veteran Affairs

Use the GI Bill comparison tool to compare the amount of funding you are eligible to receive toward tuition, fees and books at different schools. Veterans are encouraged to apply with the VA using their online application. This will allow you to submit your application electronically for the fastest response.

Veterans Benefits Application Checklist

Please set up a consultation with the military affairs coordinator. Phone: 919-761-2363 Email: [email protected]

Our Staff Is Authorized To Process The Following VA Benefits:


Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill: Current/Former Active Duty

For those who have served and paid into the Montgomery GI Bill.

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Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation

For those who have received a minimum percentage of disability with Veteran Affairs. Provides funding for tuition and fees, books and subsistence.

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Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill

For those who have served at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service after September 10, 2001. For those who qualify, Veteran Affairs provides funding for tuition and fees, books and housing.

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Chapter 35 Survivors/Dependents Educational Assistance

For those dependents of veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. Veteran Affairs provides limited funding for tuition and fees to those who qualify.

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Chapter 1606 MGI Bill: Selected Reserve

For reservists approved by their unit. Veteran Affairs will provide a limited amount of funding for tuition and fees.

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Military Rate

Southeastern is committed to honoring the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. Our desire is to facilitate your education and ensure you receive the maximum benefits for which you are entitled. In an effort to show our appreciation, we offer a military tuition rate to qualified active-duty members and veterans.

Degree Program Rates

Standard Tuition Rate*
  • $609/Credit Hour
Military Rate*
  • $304/Credit Hour

*Cost per credit hour.

Application Process

To qualify for the military tuition rate, a student must be an active-duty, honorably-discharged or other than dishonorably-discharged veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Students receiving the SBC tuition rate are ineligible for the military tuition rate and vice versa.

Deadlines for Application Submission

  • Fall semester: July 15th
  • Spring semester & January term: November 15th
  • Summer terms: April 15th

All paperwork must be turned in by the above dates to receive the military tuition rate.

Apply For Military Tuition

After applying and being accepted to SEBTS, you will need to complete the military tuition rate request form. Submit your completed request form as well as one of the following documents by the deadline stated above. Due to government regulations we are unable to accept military identification cards for verification of military service.

  • DD-214
  • Military Orders
  • End of Month LES

Submission of documents and the military tuition rate request form may be made to [email protected], or to:
Office of Student Resources & Financial Aid
Attention: Military Affairs
224 North Wingate Street
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Tuition Assistance

Southeastern no longer accepts federal Tuition Assistance (TA) due to newer government regulations. This change will not affect GI Bill benefits, which are processed through the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). For more information on this or other potential financial resources, please contact the Military Affairs Coordinator at 919-761-2363 or [email protected]

David Mobley | Military Affairs Coodinator

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