CBS62logoNEW2013_blue_final_header_White wwj950-sm2011b 971-ticket-35smb 35h_CBSSportsRad_Detroit


Northern Michigan University Guarantees In-State Tuition For Eligible Vets

View Comments
(Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

(Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

MARQUETTE (WWJ/AP) – Northern Michigan University says it’s guaranteeing in-state tuition for all eligible U.S. military veterans seeking a college degree.

The Marquette school says the NMU Veterans Scholarship “covers any tuition costs” beyond the in-state rate that aren’t covered by veteran’s benefits and the federal Yellow Ribbon program.

According to their website, Northern, like the other public universities in Michigan, charges lower tuition rates to Michigan residents, their spouses and children partially because the state universities receive some operating funds from the State of Michigan.

Active-duty military, their spouses and children also automatically qualify for resident tuition, but must supply documentation of active-duty status. The residency guidelines also allow students to be considered residents if they have a legal guardian who is a Michigan resident.

Honorably discharged military veterans may be eligible for the NMU Veterans Scholarship once they have provided form DD214 to our Financial Aid Office.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,919 other followers