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Services Offered for Veterans Through Purchase College
Purchase College welcomes students with military experience. A variety of benefits encourage college enrollment for veterans and provide financial assistance to make it easier to pursue higher education. The Registrar’s Office serves as a contact to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, providing verification for benefit requests. Verification includes:

  • Dates of enrollment
  • Registered credit hours
  • Updates to enrollment status and degree programs
  • Transfers from other institutions
  • Progress towards degree completion

Benefits are granted to eligible veterans who are currently matriculated, full-time or part-time, in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. For a more detailed explanation of the education benefits available and how to apply, please refer to the following information:

GI Bill Benefit Program

Post-9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program

New York State Veterans’ Tuition Awards

New Provisions for Military Personnel
Under the Higher Education Opportunity Act

(Readmission Policy and In-State Tuition)

Helpful Resource Links and Forms

Transfer Credit Information
Military personnel may also transfer military experience and training to college credit. Please contact Noreen Mante in the Registrar’s Office for more assistance on this matter. Noreen can be reached at (914) 251-6311 or via e-mail at

Additional Financial Aid
In addition to applying for federal and state VA benefits, all veterans are encouraged to apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
For more information, please visit Student Financial Services.

Certifying Official: John Taylor, Assistant Registrar, Purchase College

For any additional questions, please e-mail or call (914) 251-7000.