The College of Saint Rose is home to student veterans hailing from all branches of the military. Not only has Saint Rose been named to the Military Friendly School List for five consecutive years, but more importantly, Saint Rose is committed to recognizing and building upon the diverse skills, experiences and perspectives of our veteran students. We value the unique contribution that veterans bring to our campus, and we will work to ensure your transition meets its full potential.


Saint Rose Veteran Center opens; friendships form

student veterans drop in to relax, study and bond

The Facts

  • Saint Rose assists students using all types of veteran benefits, including but not limited to Vocational Rehab (Chapter 31), Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30), Reserve GI Bill (Chapter 1606), and NYS Veterans’ Tuition Award.
  • Saint Rose is a Yellow Ribbon School
    • A veteran/dependent who is 100% eligible under the Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) will attend tuition and fee free, plus housing and book allowance.
  • Saint Rose accepts up to 15 transfer credits for military training, which includes PE credit from basic training.
  • Saint Rose is an approved work site for the VA Work Study Program, where eligible students can earn an additional $4,000 per academic year by doing work helping other military family members.


Saint Rose afforded me a great learning experience, and enabled me to effectively utilize my GI Bill and the College's Yellow Ribbon Program to pursue college tuition free. Through cooperation between the college and the VA, I was able to not only obtain my undergraduate degree in business but now I am pursuing my MBA. I highly recommend that veterans maximize their GI Bill at Saint Rose. Being “military friendly” is more than just a slogan to the college; they are taking real steps to make sure vets are successful members of the community.

William Price '13, Veteran - Business Major, MBA

Military Friendly School

For five consecutive years, The College of Saint Rose has been named a “Military Friendly School®” by G.I. Jobs.

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Student Veterans Association

The Saint Rose chapter of Student Veterans of America coordinates social and awareness events for the military/veteran community.

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