An Open Letter from Brig Gen Mike Callan, USAF (Ret.)

A Leader in Military Education

Webster University and the U.S. Department of Defense have worked together for 40 years to provide high quality and cost-effective undergraduate and graduate programs at military installations and other locations throughout the world. Webster University proudly supports our military students (active-duty, guard, reserve, dependents or veterans) in achieving their educational goals. In fact, more than 7,700 of Webster University's 22,200 students are military students.

Military Education

Classes are offered at 39 military installations in the U.S., over 30 U.S. metropolitan campuses, numerous metropolitan locations overseas and conveniently online. Our courses meet the most stringent accreditation criteria, and satisfy the education training requirements for many military and civilian career fields.

Webster University Recommits to the 2014 DoD MOU

Webster University announces its continued commitment to our military students by our recent submission to the 2014 Department of Defense (DoD) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  Webster University, an original signatory of the DoD MOU dated January 1, 2012, officially signed the agreement on July 8, 2014.  The revised MOU incorporates changes based on the Obama administration's Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions serving Service Members.

Nationally and Regionally Accredited

Webster University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org. The accreditation, which was awarded in 1925, includes undergraduate and graduate levels at all locations where the University offers programs.

Regional accreditations may be viewed here.

Nationally Recognized as Military-Friendly

Webster University and the U.S. Department of Defense have worked together for 40 years to provide high quality and cost-effective undergraduate and graduate programs at military installations and other locations throughout the world.

Yellow Ribbon ProgramWebster University proudly participates in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' new Yellow Ribbon GI Education Program, designed to help military students avoid out-of-pocket tuition and fees that may exceed the Post 9/11 GI Bill tuition benefit.

Best CollegesWebster University maintains a decade-long record of First-Tier Ranking in U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges.

Military FriendlyG.I. Jobs magazine named Webster University to the Military Friendly Schools® list of the top 15% of all U.S. colleges, universities and trade schools doing the most to embrace America's veterans and active-duty military pursuing an education.

Best for VetsMilitary Times named Webster University to its “Best for Vets: Colleges 2015” list, based on a survey of several hundred schools. The survey recognizes schools' efforts to accommodate veterans and active-duty service members.

Military FriendlyMilitary Advanced Education (MAE) has awarded Webster University the designation of a Top School in its 2015 MAE Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education.

ConsortiumWebster University is a charter member of the Service-members Opportunity College (SOC) Consortium.

US Veterans Magazine Best of the BestWebster University is named as US Veterans Magazine's "Best of the Best" list for 2014.

CCMECCME is an active proponent for the professional development of those serving in the military education community by providing a forum for the exchange of information on educational programs, strategies and innovation among its members and associated partners.

Reduced Tuition for Military Students

Webster University demonstrates its support of military students achieving their educational goals.  Active-duty Military, Reservists, and National Guard enrolled at Webster University are eligible for reduced tuition fees, including online courses. Additionally, tuition assistance may be provided by the military to eligible students.  Federal and contract employees of the installation and dependents of active-duty military, reserve, and guard also qualify for a reduced tuition rate at on-base, in-classroom courses.

Cooperative Degree Programs

Webster University has the third largest selection of graduate programs serving the military. Cooperative master's degree programs are offered in partnership with 42 professional military and Department of Defense schools, including the prestigious Army Command and General Staff College. These cooperative degree programs provide transfer credit for military-taught courses. 

Specialized military and veterans advising teams are available to assist you at each step (academic advising, admissions, financial aid, etc.). Webster's military students enjoy a supportive environment that's needed to succeed.

Webster's Military Alumni

Our distinguished alumni include more than 200 Active-Duty and retired generals and admirals, including several at the Pentagon, Combatant Commands and Service Headquarters. Webster's more than 163,000 alumni overall and over 25,000 military alumni form an elite global network of accomplished and connected citizens, equipped to advance their current careers or expand their businesses to new markets.

Prospective Military Students

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Respective Military Service Guidance on Tuition Assistance