To recognize your service and commitment, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division offers the military scholarship to eliminate or minimize out-of-pocket costs for military personnel. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
Please read on below to learn more, or call a Student Finance Counselor for answers to any and all questions you might have at 1-877-300-3656.
Tuition & Fees
Military Personnel & Spouses:
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division offers a special military scholarship of 10% to eligible Active Duty, Active and Drilling members of the Reserve and National Guard as well as Spouses of Active Duty and Active Reserve military personnel. Based on current charges, the military scholarship of 10% makes the cost per credit hour $423.
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division extends the military scholarship of 10% to eligible veterans.
Post 9/11 GI Bill Participants: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division participates in the Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Yellow Ribbon program. Veterans entitled to the maximum benefit rate (based on service requirements) or their designated transferes may receive Yellow Ribbon funding. Active duty servicemembers and their spouses are not eligible for the Yellow Ribbon program (child transferees of active duty servicemembers may be eligible if the servicemember is qualified at the 100% rate). This means that veterans entitled to maximum benefit under the Post 9/11 GI Bill could have their entire cost of tuition and books covered for their effective period of coverage, based on current charges and current benefits.
Read more on Ch 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill at http://gibill.va.gov/benefits/post_911_gibill/index.html
Read more on the Yellow Ribbon Program at: http://gibill.va.gov/benefits/post_911_gibill/yellow_ribbon_program.html
Montgomery GI Bill: Veterans using the educational benefits provided for under the Montgomery GI Bill will find that a significant portion of their tuition expenses will be covered or reimbursed. This benefit will pay to you, the student. We recommend creating a payment plan with a Student Finance Counselor.
Read more on the Ch 30 Montgomery GI Bill at: http://gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/active_duty.html
The Online Lab Fee, Enrollment Fee and the Application Fee are waived for Active Duty and Active and Drilling members of the Reserve and National Guard, as well as for Spouses of active duty military personnel. The application fee is waived for all veterans and spouses who qualify for the Veteran Scholarship.
Financial Aid & Benefit Guides for Military Students
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division is committed to helping you—our military service members, veterans and their families—understand the financial investment you are making by pursuing a postsecondary education. Our Financial Aid Shopping Sheet, created in accordance with the Principles of Excellence outlined in Executive Order 13607, can assist you in being an informed consumer as you make the important choice to continue your education.
We also are proud to offer qualifying military students numerous military benefits that can allow you to attend an accomplished institution of higher learning and acquire the knowledge and skills you need for your career.
For information regarding the Shopping Sheet, military benefits and other services we provide for our military students, please explore these guides:
To apply for the military scholarship Veterans should submit DD Form 214 showing a character of discharge stating anything other than bad conduct or dishonorable discharge. Active Duty military personnel should submit their most current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) DFAS Form 702. Spouses should submit the servicemembers’ current LES or a copy of the DEERS Eligibility Letter.
Call to speak with a Military Admissions Representative to learn more: 1-877-300-3656