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Yellow Ribbon Program

  • Thomas More College is demonstrating our continuing commitment to America’s veterans through our participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program of the Post 9/11 Veteran’s Educational Act of 2008. The Yellow Ribbon program is part of the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill legislation. In general, the maximum tuition and fees benefit available under the bill is capped at the level of the in-state undergraduate charges at the most expensive public university in that state. The “Yellow Ribbon G.I. Education Enhancement Program” covers the situations where an institution’s tuition and fees exceed the maximum public in-state amount. Thomas More’s contribution toward the difference in expense allows most Yellow Ribbon- eligible veterans to attend Thomas More College at no cost.
  • "The liberal arts education I obtained at Thomas More College developed me into a disciplined thinker and ethical leader, which has been invaluable to me when facing critical decisions while serving on active duty." -Thomas J. Beck '04


  • Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
    • Deadline: April 30, 2013
    • Requirements:
      • Potential applicants must be pursuing a post-secondary degree at an accredited college or university and have a connection to the military by being one of the following:
        • Active-duty service member
        • Veteran
        • Spouse of military member or veteran
        • Surviving spouse of a fallen soldier
        • Child of a military member or veteran
      • Eligibility also requires potential applicants be either currently enrolled in a post-secondary school or planning to attend a post-secondary school the following semester. This includes high school seniors. Eligible applicants must submit transcripts reflecting a minimum 2.5 grade point average on 4.0 scale.
    • How To Apply:
      • Applicants must also submit an essay no longer than 750 words based on one of three prompts made available in the spring and fall by Veterans United Scholarship Program. Spring essays will be accepted on April 1-30th and recipients will be announced by May 15th. Fall submissions will be accepted October 1-31st with recipients announced by November 15th.
      • Essay prompts for the spring session (due April 30) will be posted by March 15, 2013.

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    • Tuition & Fees:
      • The following rates and figures are for the 2013-14 academic year, as approved by the Thomas More College Board of Trustees.  Tuition for PART-TIME students is based on per credit hour basis. FULL-TIME tuition rates apply providing appropriate credit hour loads are maintained.

Thomas More College has joined a U.S. Department of Education initiative to support veterans as they pursue their education and employment goals. Click here to learn more!