With so many colleges and universities available, it is important that you choose one that will meet your needs as a part of the military community. That means you should consider features such as tuition affordability, flexible class schedules, and military-friendly policies, among other things.
Remember that your service does not end when you leave the military! Check out the organizations and activities that are offered to see how you can become an active member within your chosen college or university.
In addition to comparing features, you should check out colleges or universities that offer GI Bill approved education programs. If you are on active duty, in the reserves, or may get deployed, it’s important to attend a college that offers convenient classes that can accommodate your schedule.
Once you have discovered the GI Bill approved education program that’s right for you, there are factors to consider in choosing a four-year university. To help narrow down your choices, you might want to look below, or print a comparison chart to fill out!
The College Credit for Heroes (CCH) program has been established by the State of Texas. The program seeks to maximize college credits awarded to active military members and veterans for their military experience. The program has developed streamlined degree paths and workforce certificates to expedite the transition into the Texas workforce.
We’ve made it as EASY as…..
Register as a guest for limited access to the College Credit for Heroes (CCH) search or register as a College Credit for Heroes user for full access. Use CCH’s powerful search functions, and you will receive an immediate estimate of credits based on your military occupation and the service schools you attended.
Request an evaluation of military educational experiences. Log in to your account at any time to check the status of your requests.
Request an official transcript to be sent to a participating Texas college or another Texas college. Contact your participating college to determine what credits will be accepted toward your program of study
Stories from students who transferred & completed their degrees!
Flexible Degree Completion Programs
Grad TX is a program in Texas that encourages adults to return to college and finish their bachelor’s degrees. The participating universities are Texas universities with established reputations for high quality education and student service.
Finish@UT is a consortium of universities within The University of Texas System that offer a fully online, bachelor’s degree completion program.
Reverse transfer is a program specifically designed to allow students who transfer to a four-year university prior to earning an associate degree to be awarded that credential while pursuing the baccalaureate. Read More