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Who is Eligible?

VUB Student

Veterans must meet the following eligibility requirements to enroll in this program:

  • Meet certain income guidelines and/or be a first-generation college student, meaning that neither of your parents has a four-year college degree
  • Have served at least 181 days of active duty military service OR if less than 181 days,must be released for medical reasons OR

         -- have been a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces called to active duty for a period of at least 31 days on or after September 11, 2001 OR
         -- have been a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces who served on active duty in support of a contingency operation on or after September 11, 2001
  • Have a discharge other than dishonorable
  • Be a tri-county resident
  • Can not already have a 4-year degree
  • Have academic potential as well as academic need. 

Not all students have the same needs.  Some students require refresher coursework, while others need information and advisement.

If you are interested in enrolling in VUB or learning more about the program, you may call 843.574.6870.


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