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    You Have Served Us Well.

    Now Let Us Serve You!

    As a member of the U.S Coast Guard you have given much to our country. Fremont College would like to honor your service by offering discounted college rates, free tutoring, 5 mentors who will be assigned to you, and top-notch programs that prepare you for your new career.

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    Tuition Assistance

    The Coast Guard Tuition Assistance (TA) is a great way to further your education when on active duty. Tuition and fees can’t exceed

    • $250 per semester credit hour, or
    • $166 per quarter credit hour, and
    • $2,250 maximum per fiscal year


    Benefits to Coast Guard Members Enrolling in College

    As a member of the Coast Guard you have a number of benefits available to you.  In addition to the Tuition Assistance from the military, Fremont College also offers discounted rates, free tutoring, and 5 mentors to help you.

    • TA benefits provide you with up to $2,250 of financial assistance each fiscal year for qualified programs.
    • Fremont College waives our $25/Application fee for military students.
    • Fremont College waives our $50/Transcript Evaluation fee for military students.
    • Fremont College will proved you with 5 mentors and an online class instructor.
    • Small class sizes (Individualized attention from your instructor)
    • 5 week courses (Helps you finish your degree faster!)
    • Little to no book cost
    • Financial Aid Available
    • Flexible online courses that allow you to study when and where it’s convenient for you.
    • We accept military credits evaluated by ACE from JST, CCAF, CGI
    • We accept CLEP, DSST (DANTES) and Excelsior College Exams

    Starting Your Application

    If you’re ready to being your new career it is important that you being your application process right away. For additional help with your benefits and application process please call a Fremont College admissions mentor at 1 (800) 373-6668.

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    *Military tuition discount may not be combined with other discount offers.

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    • Speed
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    Fremont College offers a number of online courses that allow military service members the opportunity to earn a certificate or degree from anywhere in the world, as long as you have an internet connection. Our programs can be completed in as little as 7 months and start dates happen every 5 weeks! Instructors are available all year round to help with any questions you might have. In addition to a great staff of instructors, each student is provided with up to 5 mentors to ensure you are successful during and after your studies at Fremont College.

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    Coast Guard TA Annual Cap
    •TA has an annual maximum or “cap” of $2,250
    •The annual cap falls within each fiscal year (1 October to 30 September).
    •Once the member uses the maximum allotted amount per year, no waivers will be granted for additional money.
    •The established TA cap does not mean the Coast Guard guarantees to pay the full amount. Budget constraints may require further TA policy changes.

    TA Caps
    •TA is available for undergraduate & graduate courses up to Master’s Degrees. The caps are:
    ◦$250 per semester hour, $166.66 per quarter hour, or $16.67 per clock hour.

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Coast Guard members must be on active duty or a Reservist on long-term orders greater than 180 days. Officers may incur an additional service commitment after completion of an authorized course.
    • WebTA application must be submitted no later than 14 days prior to the course start date.
    • CGTA is available for undergraduate and graduate degree programs and will not cover student fees.
    • Establishment of lifetime credit hour limits are calculated on all CGTA utilized since program inception and are as follows:
      • 130 semester hours for undergraduate work
      • 40 semester hours for graduate work
      • Course start date determines the fiscal year funding to be used
      • Enlisted members must complete all courses authorized by CGTA prior to discharge, retirement, or RELAD.

    TA is available to members seeking their first degree. TA is no longer authorized for members pursuing an additional degree at the same or lower level. To access CGTA frequently asked questions, please visit http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cg1/cgi/active_duty/pay_for_college/ta/ta_faq.asp.


    Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

    Fremont College has provide some of our most frequently asked questions here.  We understand that you might have additional questions not answered in this section, which is why we offer a free one-on-one session with a career mentor who can help answer your questions and plan your new career.  Contact us today to learn more.

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    Ready to start school and prepare for your life as a civilian?  Contact us today to learn how Fremont College can help.  One of our friendly career mentors is ready to advise you through every step of the process.

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