Military and Veteran Applicants

For more than 70 years, the University of Redlands has been proud to support our nation's active and retired servicewomen and men. We offer specialized services and personal attention to help smooth the transition from military life to an educational environment that challenges you to take your skills as far as you can. 

With more than 540 students in receipt of VA Educational Benefits, military tuition assistance and military active duty tuition discounts, the University of Redlands makes educating active and retired members of the US military a top priority.


Military and Veteran's Services

Customized for Servicemembers

Now, more than ever, the University can provide a community for our military wanting to begin their next journey. Our departments of Graduate and Professional Enrollment and Military and Veteran Services are dedicated to helping all of our veterans, active duty service members and their families achieve success academically, professionally and personally. Our well-rounded and focused support system includes:

  • Active duty military tuition discounts ($250/credit)
  • Scholarships, grants and stipends for books and supplies for qualified students
  • One of select independent, non-profit California universities to offer Yellow Ribbon Program benefits
  • Personalized guidance in applying for and utilizing your military or VA educational benefits
  • Student Veteran Organization membership and events to help you connect with fellow veterans
  • Elective credits available for basic training and other programs completed during active duty
  • Workshops and seminars to ease the transition from military to civilian life
  • Eight convenient campuses located throughout California, including San Diego and Temecula


Servicemembers Opportunity College Information

In accordance with Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) requirements, the University of Redlands is committed to both the spirit and the letter of the SOC agreement for active duty servicemembers. Additionally, we recognize that active servicemembers may be called up or relocated on short notice, and that reservists and National Guard members may be activated and deployed, and should not be penalized.

The University of Redlands agrees to comply with SOC Membership Criterion 2 which limits academic residency for active-duty servicemembers to no more than twenty-five percent of the degree requirements for all undergraduate degree programs, and to waive final-year residency requirements. Transferred coursework must be from accredited institutions and in compliance with the University’s transfer credit policies. Servicemembers are urged to verify, with the University of Redlands, that each course will be recognized as the equivalent and satisfy the course and credit hour expectations for the purpose of satisfying academic program and degree requirements.