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Active Duty

Scouting your future career? The right degree could make all the difference.

As an active-duty servicemember, reservist, or member of the National Guard, you need a college program that allows you the freedom to pursue your degree—without hindering your military service. With the right degree from California College San Diego, you could advance your military or post-military career, all while serving your country.

 

Make full use of your military education benefits and start earning a degree designed for employment at CCSD.

 

California College San Diego offers tuition assistance, scholarships, and grants to active duty servicemembers, reservists, and members of the National Guard who qualify. Our specialized military financial planners can help you take advantage of all the benefits you’ve earned through your service. They will work with you one-on-one to create a personalized financial aid plan.

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Veterans

The deployment is over. The time for employment has arrived.

The civilian job market is a battlefront all its own, and the rules of engagement are different from what you may be used to. To achieve your career goals, you need the right experience, the right knowledge, and the right degree.

 

At California College San Diego, we understand the challenges you face. We’re here to help you achieve your educational goals.

 

If you’re eligible for VEAP benefits, our friendly military financial planners can help you get every dollar you qualify for, including tuition assistance, grants, and scholarships for veterans. They’ll also work with you individually to create your own personalized financial aid plan.

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Military Spouses

For your family. For your future.

As a military spouse, you’ve sacrificed everything to serve your family and your country. And you deserve to be rewarded for your service with the opportunity to achieve your dreams of a higher education and a brighter future.

 

At California College San Diego, you can make full use of your military spouse benefits and start earning your degree.

 

You don’t have to figure out financial aid on your own at CCSD. From tuition assistance to scholarships and grants for military spouses, our helpful military financial planners can help you get every dollar toward your education that you qualify for. They will work with you to create a personalized financial aid plan.

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Your strength matters in the military.

Your degree matters in the workforce.

The right experience and the right degree. You need both to secure better employment potentially making more money1 in today’s competitive workforce. Start making your dreams of a better career and a better life for you and your loved ones a reality at California College San Diego.
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“We’ve geared all of our degree programs to be not only career-specific, but to be focused on that adult learner who’s coming back to school and needs additional support, needs focused curriculum, needs career-specific curriculum, rather than a lot of electives that may not really add any value to their future career.”

– Eric Juhlin
President – Center for Excellence in Higher Education

How to Apply

Our application for military enrollment isn’t complicated. Our specialized military admissions consultants stand ready to help.

Military Application

To get started, all you have to do is contact one of our specialized military admissions consultants. Your admissions consultant will show you how you can maximize the benefits you’ve earned through your service at California College San Diego. Your admissions consultant will then lead you step by step through the entire enrollment process.

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Transcripts

Unsure how to obtain your college, military, or high school transcripts? No problem. We’ll take care of it for you. We’ll even pay for any fees associated with requesting your transcripts. Once we receive your transcripts, we’ll go over them thoroughly to make sure you’re able to transfer all your qualifying credits toward your program at our college.

Financial Planner

Next, you’ll be introduced to a knowledgeable military financial planner, whose goal is to simplify the financial aid process for you. Your financial planner will create an affordable financial plan for the program you choose, explaining all of the details you need to know. Your financial planner will help you every step of the way, keeping track of your important forms and applications.

Director of Admissions

Once you have interviewed with and received approval from the Director of Admissions, your Financial Planner and Admissions Consultant will continue to be your support system not only up until your first day of class, but beyond. We make it easy to start college!
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  • Connect with an admissions consultant to take the first step toward your future:
  • By providing us with your phone number, you consent to being contacted by California College San Diego and/or its affiliated schools regarding their educational programs, whether such contact is by phone, autodialer, recorded message, or text. Please note: Your consent is not required as a condition of enrollment.

MAXIMIZE YOUR MILITARY EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS
MILITARY BENEFITS

As a veteran, active duty servicemember, or military spouse, you understand that your educational benefits didn’t come for free. You’ve earned them through your service and many sacrifices. So why not use them to their full advantage?

At California College San Diego, our military financial planners will work with you individually to create a personalized financial aid plan that includes all the financial aid benefits you may qualify for. Below is a list of just some of the benefits you could use to help pay for college.

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FINISH YOUR DEGREE FASTERTRANSFER YOUR MILITARY EXPERIENCE

You need the right knowledge, the right experience, and the right skills to get ahead in today’s job market. At California College San Diego, we make it more convenient to apply all the experience and knowledge you’ve already gained elsewhere toward an degree at our college.

With transferred credits and qualifying military experience that counts toward college credit, you could save up to 75% the time and cost of your associate’s or bachelor’s degree or 25% of your master’s2 degree.

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FOR YOU, YOUR SPOUSE, AND YOUR CHILDRENMILITARY SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Your military experience could help pay for some or all of your degree.
If you’ve gained experience while serving in the military, you or your dependents could be eligible for a scholarship.3 Use scholarship awards in combination with tuition assistance and other educational assistance benefits, to help you save significantly on your college degree.

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HAVE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS?MILITARY FAQS

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What if I’m deployed?

What if I serve in the Reserves or the Guard?

What if I am employed by the DoD or the VA?

Why Choose California College San Diego?

At California College San Diego, our flexible degree programs will help you prepare for employment in some of today’s fastest-growing job fields. Our programs are career-focused, without elective courses that you don’t want or need. You can finish your degree in as few as 20 months!4 Contact an admissions representative today for more information.

  • 1 Convenient
  • 2 Employment-focused
  • 3 Flexible
  • 4 Path to a better career

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  • Connect with an admissions consultant to take the first step toward your future:
  • By providing us with your phone number, you consent to being contacted by California College San Diego and/or its affiliated schools regarding their educational programs, whether such contact is by phone, autodialer, recorded message, or text. Please note: Your consent is not required as a condition of enrollment.

  1. The amount of increased earnings varies by field and degree. Source: U.S. Census Bureau https://www.census.gov/prod/2012pubs/p70-129.pdf (See Table 8).
  2. Master’s degrees offered fully online through our affiliated institution, Independence University.
  3. Scholarship awards are available only to those who qualify, and they are limited in number. For details, visit www.scholarshipshc.com.
  4. General timeframe for completion of an associate’s degree.