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Southwestern College has established a great tradition of assisting Marines and their family members with accomplishing their academic and career goals. Our progressive online six-week classes and transferability of ACE evaluated military training, makes Southwestern College a preferred choice for Marines seeking to accelerate their careers or prepare for the transition into the civilian sector.

The Two Step Process to Receive Tuition Assistance for Your College Education as a Marine

  1. Apply for military tuition assistance at
  2. Fill-out and submit the Soutwestern College Enrollment Application

Additional Information for Marines applying for Tuition Assistance

  1. Complete a College 101 brief (10-15 minute online PowerPoint presentation)
  2. Submit a tuition assistance statement of understanding
  3. Submit a current up-to-date Tuition Assitance application with statement of fees from school
  4. Reservists must submit a copy of activation or mobilization orders
  5. Must have a minimum GT score of 100 or a minimum TABE score of 10.2
  6. Must complete Marine Corps Institute (MCI) personal finance management (course ID 3420G)

If an eligible Service members decides to use TA, s/he must speak with an education services officer or counselor within their Military Service for approval.

Marine Corps T.A. Benefits PDF Application

Marine Corps Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) Program

Other Helpful Information

Information regarding Joint Service Transcripts

Southwestern College will accept up to 64 credits from your Joint Service Transcript. Once you have enrolled, Southwestern College will automatically request an official copy of your JST. You can also access your JST by clicking the following link 

Southwestern College also requires that students submit official transcripts from each university they have attended within eight weeks of starting classes. 

Official Transcripts can be mailed to:

Southwestern College - Registrar's Office
100 College St., Winfield, Kansas 67156