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Coker College is proud to serve United States veterans and their dependents.

The Veterans Administration recognizes Coker College as an eligible and Military Friendly institution to provide education to qualified veterans. If you are a veteran, active duty Army Reserve, a member of the National Guard, or the dependent or spouse of a veteran, you may be eligible for financial benefits to help fund your Coker education.
 
To speak to Coker College's veteran benefits coordinator, call Angela White at 843-857-4114 or 1-800-950-1908, or email awhite@coker.edu.

 

"As veterans, we all need to 'endeavor to persevere'. A way to follow this approach is to enroll in an accredited college to obtain education and training in a desired field of study.  Coker College has provided me, and continues to provide me, with an education to graduate in the sociology program. The staff and faculty of the college provide a welcoming and encouraging learning atmosphere."

- Marvin,
Student Veteran
 
 
 

Military Friendly Schools '17


Coker College has been designated a Military Friendly® School

 
 

Stars and Stripes Scholarship

Benefits

Benefits Guide

The GI Bill is outlined by chapters and the specific chapter that you apply for will be listed on your Certificate of Eligibility (COE).  A summary of the Veteran Administrations Education Benefits Guide, developed by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, can help in determining your benefit eligibility and can be found at the website for the Veterans Benefits Administration.

Education Benefits

Veterans and veterans' dependents may apply for education benefits, find more information about available benefits, and access necessary forms through both eBenefits and the G.I. Bill website. 

Department of Defense Tuition Assistance Program

An active duty Army Reserve or National Guard student may be eligible for the Department of Defense Tuition Assistance program.  The service member would discuss options with his or her military education liaison and apply for tuition assistance at GoArmyEd.com.

Resources

Coker Vets

The formation of a Coker College student veterans group is in progress. If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact Angela White

Counseling Services

On-campus counselors are available to meet with any student—including veterans, veterans' dependents, and students on active-duty. Please contact the Counseling Center to schedule an appointment. 

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