Financing Your Education

The education benefits provided by the Post-9/11 GI Bill and Saint Joseph’s University allow veterans and their families with at least 36 months of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2011, and those discharges with a service-connected disability after 30 days, to attend SJU full or part-time with the cost of tuition covered. Individuals who have served 90 days -36 months of aggregate service are eligible for a percentage of their tuition to be covered. Students are encouraged to verify eligibility of benefits with the VA and visit

Once accepted to Saint Joseph’s University, eligible veterans will need to provide a certificate of eligibility to the Saint Joseph’s certifying official in Financial Services. Students will need to apply for benefits at the beginning of each session they are registered for courses.

Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits are available for 15 years after the veteran’s last day of active duty.  Veterans may be able to transfer the tuition to benefits to their children or family member.

Children of Veterans

If you are the child of United States military veteran or veterans looking for information about how this affects your financial aid process, please visit the undergraduate admissions page or contact an admissions counselor.

Additional Information

For additional information regarding veteran student benefits, please check out the quick links below.

FileAttend an information session regarding benefits for disabled American veterans