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Military and Veteran Student Admissions

SJC is a top Military Friendly® School with in-state tuition for active-duty military, veterans, and their dependents.

At San Juan College, we hold a deep appreciation for the dedication, sacrifice, and unique experiences that military service members and veterans bring to our campus community. We’re committed to providing you with the support and resources you need to excel in your academic journey. Whether you're transitioning from active duty, a seasoned veteran, or a military family member, SJC is here to help you achieve your educational and career goals.

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SJC Veteran Center

The Veteran Center at SJC provides services for military-affiliated students, including GI Bill® benefit advising, Military In-State Tuition info, state scholarship applications, academic support, mentoring, and connections to community veteran organizations.

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Find Your Program

Explore a diverse array of academic offerings through SJC's Program Finder. Uncover a degree or certificate that interests you, spanning fields from the arts and sciences to healthcare and technology.

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Financial Aid

Our Financial Aid Office can guide you through the process of securing financial assistance. Discover information about our budget-friendly tuition fees and gain insights into applying for grants, loans, and scholarships.

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How to Apply as a Military or Veteran Student

You may apply to SJC as a military or veteran student if you are:

  • An active member of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • National Guard or Reserve Forces member
  • Veteran of active-duty service
  • A spouse or dependent of a service member or veteran

Explore our degree and certificate programs to decide your field of study at SJC. When filling out your application, you'll designate your chosen major, but if you're not sure, you can opt for the "undecided" choice and continue with registering for courses. Your academic advisor will help you select courses as you navigate your passions.

Keep in mind that certain programs might require an extra application or prerequisite courses prior to enrollment.

Use our Program Finder

Create an admissions account to gain access to the SJC application system. You’ll need your name, email, address, and birthdate.

Create an Admissions Account

Log in to your admissions account to complete and submit your application. You can save your progress and return when you’re ready. There’s no application fee.

At SJC, our application process is ongoing without deadlines. The sooner you get your application in, the faster you'll secure the chance to enroll in your courses. Your application will remain valid for one year starting from the date of submission.

Typically, your application will be reviewed within one to two business days. However, during periods of high application volume, it might take a few additional days to complete the processing.

Begin Your Application

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website.

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