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Military & Veteran Services

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WKU at Fort Knox is proud to serve members of our US Military and their families. We provide personalized support for all our military, veterans and dependents.

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 a variety of services for military student services, special military tuition rate, a free Textbooks For Troops™ program, and additional services designed specifically for you. 

WKU offers a variety of Regional Degree Programs that fit the workforce needs of this region. These courses are available at WKU in Elizabethtown. 

WKU also has numerous online degree options, so you can enroll in an online program and utilize the support, resources, and services available at WKU in Elizabethtown.

WKU at Fort Knox provides personalized support and a variety of services to help you meet your academic goals. We are here to help you reach your educational goals and reach higher! 

WKU Military Student Services
Provides comprehensive support for students to succeed at WKU, from the point of inquiry through graduation and ultimately on to a productive career.  

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. 

Best for Vets
WKU is proud to be nationally ranked as a Best for Vets School by Military Times and a Military Friendly® school by Victory Media. 

Additional 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 11/21/23