Military Transfer Students
Transfer to UAF and take your education to the next level. We are a military-friendly college that provides world-class academic programs and a supportive learning environment for veterans, military service members and their families.
Why Transfer to UAF?
As a transfer student, you want to find a college program that fits your needs while getting the most out of the credits you’ve already earned. Our flexible degree options, educational benefits advising services and generous transfer credit policy make UAF one of the best colleges to transfer military credit to. Read on to learn more about why you should transfer to the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
We believe that military students should get credit for the experiences they've gained through service. Our flexible transfer credit policy recognizes and awards credit for military training and experience, allowing you to put your experience toward your education and potentially save time and money on classes.
Ranked as one of America’s Best Military Friendly Online Colleges, we provide a wide selection of academic programs offered 100% online, that deliver the same high-quality learning experience and personal support you would receive earning your degree on campus. In addition to programs at our main campus in Fairbanks, Alaska, transferring students can take classes at nearby Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base.
We recognize the unique needs of military and veteran students, and we are here to help you achieve your goals. Whether you need help with paperwork and transferring VA educational benefits, tutoring, or just a place to connect with other veterans and military students, we offer the resources to help.
UAF: A Military Friendly College
Military and veteran students come to UAF from all branches of the service and are a valued part of our student community. In addition to offering high-quality academic programs, we provide a caring and supportive learning environment that takes into account the unique needs of our service members, veterans and their families.
Opportunities for veterans, active military and military dependents include:
- Resident tuition rates
- Military and veterans scholarships
- Credit for military training
- Flexible online degree programs
Transfer Students: How to Transfer VA Education Benefits to UAF
Your first step as a transfer student is to apply for admission to the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The VA requires that you apply to an approved program in order to receive benefits. You can transfer military education benefits to UAF even after having used a portion of your benefits at another school.
Learn on your own time from anywhere in the world with GEM
UAF has partnered with the Community College of the Air Force's (CCAF) GEM program. This program offers Airmen the opportunity to access our general education courses in an online setting to fulfill the CCAF Associate in Applied Science (AAS) general education requirements.
Use tuition assistance to cover the full cost of your education, with little to no additional fees or expenses. UAF's discount military tuition pricing eliminates most out-of-pocket expenses, offering both in-person and online undergraduate courses for just $250 per credit hour.