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Military Students

We are committed to serving our military members and their families. We want to enable them to make the most of the time, money, and energy they invest into their educations. Whether you are active-duty, a veteran, or a civilian, Boise State’s Bachelor of Applied Science Program is here to support you as you earn your bachelor’s degree.

Did you know?

Did you know completing your AAS through the CCAF gets you one step closer to a bachelor’s degree?

If you have completed an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) through the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), this program is a good fit for you. The Bachelor of Applied Science Program (BAS) accepts the technical military credits you earned and applies them towards your degree. If you are still working on your AAS, you can still start BAS and work on both degrees at the same time. If you have over 40 credits but were unable to complete your AAS, please schedule an appointment with us, and we will get you on the right path. Make the most of your service experience and maximize the credits that you have already earned.

Resources for Military Students

Military Programs

Are you active duty, reserve, or a member of the guard? For more information about the services available to to you, including testing centers, Tuition Assistance guidance, and much more, visit the Boise State Military Programs Website.

Veteran Services

Visit the Boise State Veteran Services Center website for more information about procedures relevant to all education benefits provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs. They can help you make the transition from the military to university life and use any GI Bill ®VA educational benefits for which you’re eligible. They also house a free book lending library, available to Active Duty and Veteran students.

Veterans Upward Bound

Visit Boise State University’s Veterans Upward Bound website for more information about this program that serves Veterans living in the Treasure Valley area. They offer many free services including assessment, individual and group instructional programs, career planning, and other services to support Veterans’ educational goals.

Tuition Assistance

The Tuition Assistance (TA) program provides financial assistance for education programs in support of a military member’s professional and personal self-development goals. For more information about tuition assistance, use the following resources:

  • Beginning Fall 2019 semester, Boise State will match the Federal Tuition Assistance rate of $250 (credit hour) for select online undergraduate programs, including the Bachelor of Applied Science program.
  • Army and National Guard: GoArmyEd is the virtual gateway for all eligible Active Duty, National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers to request Tuition Assistance (TA) online, anytime, anywhere for classroom and distance learning. It allows soldiers to manage their education records including college classes, testing, on-duty classes, and Army Education Counselor support. To learn more go to For more information about National Guard tuition assistance, contact Sean Crow, Chaplin, at (208) 272-3615.
  • Air Force:  To view the Air Force Tuition Assistance (TA) portal (AFVEC) please visit this website: Note: This website is accessible only with a CAC reader. For more information, contact Rachel Mauden, Education and Training Management, at (208) 422-5371.

Military students planning on using TA and pursuing the fully online BAS plan should talk with their advisors prior to submitting their requests.

Contact us to learn more about testing, Tuition Assistance request, and more.

Phone: (208) 426-4230