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Military & Veteran Services

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We bring Western Kentucky University to you through a wide variety of academic programs, resources, non-credit programs and student support to help you reach higher.

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Military Friendly


WKU offers over 50 online degrees and a variety of in-person and hybric degree programs at Fort Knox and in Elizabethtown, so you can earn your degree close to home – and utilize the resources we offer to help you succeed. A full list of degrees available at WKU in Fort Knox can be found on the academic programs page

We are proud to serve members of our US Military and their families with high-quality degree programs and services.

As a top-ranked Military Friendly® School, we understand the unique challenges of our U.S. Military students and are committed to helping you achieve your academic goals. We offer military student services, special military tuition rate, a free Textbooks For Troops™ program, and additional services designed specifically for you. 

Military Student Services

Our mission is to provide personalized support for all our military, veterans and dependents.

Special Military Tuition Rate & Tuition Assistance

The tuition rate is $250 per credit hour for undergraduate and graduate courses for U.S. active-duty, Reserves and National Guard students. Also, WKU offers in-state tuition for veterans.

Textbooks For Troops™

Free textbooks are loaned to eligible military students and dependents.

Course Credit for Military Experience & Training

Get a free assessment of your military transcript. Learn how you can complete your degree in less time and save money.

When you're ready to REACH HIGHER –

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Student Support

Course Delivery Formats

  • In-person 
    Classes taught with instructor on site 
  • Live-Streaming Technology
    Real-time video streaming between campus locations
  • Online
    Web-based courses that can be accessed from anywhere 
  • Hybrid
    Combination of in-person, live-stream, and online





Information about accreditation can be found through the Office of the Provost.

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 Last Modified 9/1/22