• In-State, In-County rates for all Veterans

    Effective July 1st 2015, the Community College of Allegheny County will provide in-state, in-county rates to all Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, military service members, and their dependents through the Military & Veterans Services office.

    This change is taking place to ensure compliance with Section 702 of Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act. A copy of the college's regulation can be found under Fiscal Administration here.

    To be eligible for in-county tuition rates, an active service member or Veteran student must meet the following criteria: 

    1. Can provide proof of past or current service in the United States Armed Forces, including a Reserve component or National Guard. This also includes Reserve or National Guard members who completed their obligated service but were never deployed to active duty.
    2. If discharged, discharge or released from service must be under conditions other than dishonorable. 


    To be eligible for in-county tuition rates, a Veteran dependent student must meet the following criteria: 

    1. Currently using GI Bill® Education Benefits through the Department of Veteran Affairs.


    OR 

    1. Can provide Veteran Sponsor's DD-214 and copy of marriage license or birth certificate. 


    To verify their eligibility for in-county tuition rates, students must provide one of the following documents: 

    Active Duty

    • Current Military ID


    Veteran

    • Current Military ID

             
             OR

    • DD-214 Discharge Document (Member Copy 4)


              OR

    • Discharge papers from National Guard or reserves


    Dependents:

    • Veteran Sponsor's DD-214 (Member Copy 4)


           AND

    • Marriage License


          OR

    • Birth Certificate


    To obtain in-county tuition rates:

    1. Fill out an Enrollment Certification Request form with MVS and check "Yes" in response to "Are you applying for in-county tuition rates?" on the form. 
    2. Bring the appropriate documentation to the MVS office on your Campus. 


    Students who obtain in-county tuition rates may also be eligible for
    priority registration.

    View Current Tuition and Fees Rates


    GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill