Federal Military Tuition Assistance

Mandated by the Department of Defense, this uniform Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) fiscal policy serves military branches including the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy.

  • The FTA program pays for tuition only.
  • The FTA pays up to $250 a semester and up to 16 semester hours per fiscal year (the fiscal year ceiling is $4,500).
  • FTA payments are limited, per student, to a lifetime total of 130 undergraduate semester hours and 39 graduate semester hours.

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard 

Navy College Program →


GoArmyEd →

Air Force

AF Portal →