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Resources for Student Veterans, Active-Duty Military and Their Family Members

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Educational Resources for Student Veterans in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Regents and the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education are committed to supporting the unique needs of student veterans and their families as they work toward their college degrees, and we encourage all active and retired service members to take full advantage of the educational benefits available through Oklahoma institutions.

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Veterans Upward Bound

Veterans Upward Bound is designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of postsecondary education. The program provides assessment and enhancement of basic skills through counseling, mentoring, tutoring and academic instruction in the core subject areas. The primary goal of the program is to increase the rate at which participants enroll in and complete postsecondary education programs. is the state's official college planning website that provides information about higher education in Oklahoma for students, educators and parents.

Show What You Know

Show What You Know

Visit  to learn how previously earned college credit, licenses, certifications, military training, advanced standing scores, and knowledge gained through other learning experiences can be applied toward a degree program.

National Guard Tuition Waiver

The Oklahoma National Guard Tuition Waiver  is established as an incentive for qualified young men and women to join the Oklahoma National Guard and as a means to retain skilled, productive citizens within the state.

U.S. Navy Advanced Standing Program

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and participating Oklahoma State System of Higher Education institutions have signed an Advanced Standing Agreement with the U.S. Navy to award college credits for specific technical education and training courses and job experience successfully completed while serving in the U.S. Navy. Learn more about the U.S. Navy Advanced Standing Program.