Military & Veterans



To those who serve, we thank you! As part of the U.S. military, you have gained invaluable experience and proven your commitment to yourself and our country. You've proven you have what it takes — now is your chance to earn a degree at Bay State College, named Best Online Program for Veterans, and a Military Friendly School by the National Military Friendly School Survey. Discover how Bay State College supports our veteran students, below.

At Bay State College, you’ll find a variety of professionally-focused on-campus and online degree programs to meet your lifestyle and needs. All of our degree programs are designed with you in mind. We offer small classes in a supportive atmosphere taught by faculty with industry experience. Bay State College is ready to serve you! 

The Top 6 Reasons Veterans choose Bay State College

  1. Bay State College is an approved program for the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, which offers veterans access to tuition benefits that significantly offset the cost of continuing their college education.
  2. Bay State College participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, which provides additional assistance to cover tuition and fees that are not already covered by the Post–9/11 GI Bill®.
  3. Our staff is trained and dedicated to ensuring that veteran students receive the support services they need to be successful in their degree program.
  4. Smaller, hands-on educational delivery from dedicated faculty and educators 
  5. Student Success counselors to guide and mentor you through your educational journey 
  6. Flexible and convenient entrance terms 

Veteran Friendly Recognition

Named to GI Jobs Military Friendly School list - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013  
Named to Victory Media Military Friendly School list - 2014, 2015, 2016
Named to U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Online Programs for Veterans - 2015 

Here's an extensive College Resources Guide for Veterans and Families. This guide is broken down into 3 main categories: Academic Success, Financial Aid/Scholarships, and the College Experience. The financial aid section covers everything from the GI Bill to grants and how to use them. The wellness section covers health resources available on and off-campus, and even includes a section just for female veterans!

Are you ready to apply to Bay State College? Let's get started!

  1. Complete and submit your Application for Admission (Use Waiver Code: BSC2020)
  2. Complete the Application for Benefits to activate your military and federal aid benefits
  3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to determine your eligibility of state and federal aid (Our Code is: 003965)
  4. Contact Bay State College’s Office of Admissions to schedule an on campus meeting with a Veteran Admissions Representative:

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at