Veteran and Military

Degree Programs for the Military Community

SUNY Empire State College has been serving military students since 1971. Our academic programs are designed to provide busy, working adults the opportunity to fulfill their academic pursuits in a supportive, flexible, and academically rigorous environment. We offer a variety of degree programs as well as well as non-degree study programs.

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More information for military students

The award-winning Office of Veteran and Military Education at SUNY Empire State College assists active duty, guard, reserve and veteran service members as well as their spouses and dependents, with the resources they need to complete their educational goals, including: pre-application advising and unofficial review of military transcripts at no charge credit for college-level learning gained through military training, standardized exams and other life experience. Additionally, tuition and fee discounts may be available for service members.

To speak to someone directly from our Office of Veteran and Military Education, please call 888-930-7615. 

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The SUNY Empire State College Advantage

Since 1971, SUNY Empire State College has provided educational opportunities to working adults with busy schedules. Our dedicated faculty and staff use innovative, alternative and flexible approaches to higher education that transform people and their communities.

Ranked #1 in student satisfaction among SUNY students statewide, SUNY Empire offers the whole package with degree programs that will fit your life. Our rigorous programs connect your unique and diverse interests to your personal learning goals.

Flexibility

SUNY Empire offers a variety of flexible study options to meet the needs of busy adults. Study online, onsite, at residencies, in study groups, or through a blend of these methods. With 35 locations across New York State, a SUNY Empire State location is not far from you. 

Choice

Choose among a variety of degree programs - we offer programs for students with varying educational goals and at different stages in their academic careers.

Affordability

With SUNY tuition, a generous transfer rate, and the option to earn credit for verifiable college-level learning through life and work experience, SUNY Empire State College is the affordable choice. For the most up-to-date information on undergraduate tuition and mandatory student fees, please visit the tuition and fees page.

Quality

SUNY Empire State College is a part of the highly respected State University of New York system. Founded in 1971, the college is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.