Skip to main content

Military Tuition Assistance Scholarship Update

Many branches of the military discontinued tuition assistance for active-duty service members in early March in response to the sudden, unexpected budget cuts of the sequestration. These actions greatly impacted Southern New Hampshire University’s active-duty military students, and many contacted their academic advisors expressing concern about their ability to continue their education without this funding. SNHU made an immediate decision to scholarship all current active-duty military students for the upcoming term.

Congress passed a bill on March 19 to prevent the termination of the tuition assistance program, and legislation to restore the program cleared the House on March 21. President Obama then signed the bill into law. While military tuition assistance will once again be available for active-duty military students, the specifics of the benefit reinstitution vary by branch of service. Southern New Hampshire University will stand by its commitment to scholarship its activity-duty military students for the graduate term, which began on April 1, 2013 and, if necessary, for the undergraduate term beginning April 29, 2013. Southern New Hampshire University will continue to monitor the situation in keeping with its goal of providing affordable and accessible education to those who serve our country.

Explore more content like this article

SNHU Campus Green Space

CAEP Accreditation Evaluation - Opportunity for Public Comment

The School of Arts, Sciences, and Education at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) from Monday, March 27th, 2023 to Wednesday, March 29th, 2023.
SNHU Campus Green Space

SNHU Named Top Employer in Higher Education

Once again for the 15th year in a row, SNHU is named a top higher education employer as part of the Great Colleges program. SNHU is the only institution to make the list every year since its inception.
SNHU Campus Green Space

President's and Dean's List Summer 2022

It is with great pleasure that Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) recognizes the following students' academic achievement in being named to the President and Dean's List for the summer 2022 semester.

About Southern New Hampshire University

Two students walking in front of Monadnock Hall

SNHU is a nonprofit, accredited university with a mission to make high-quality education more accessible and affordable for everyone.

Founded in 1932, and online since 1995, we’ve helped countless students reach their goals with flexible, career-focused programs. Our 300-acre campus in Manchester, NH is home to over 3,000 students, and we serve over 135,000 students online. Visit our about SNHU page to learn more about our mission, accreditations, leadership team, national recognitions and awards.