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Military-Friendly Education with Accelerated and Online Degree Programs

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A Quality Education. A Military-Friendly University. Online or On-ground.

You’ve served your country, and now you want to prepare for a meaningful civilian career. Gwynedd Mercy University can help. Our continuing education programs offer active-duty military personnel and veterans the opportunity to pursue their degrees in programs that are:

Military-Friendly – Gwynedd Mercy University has been named a 2013 Military-Friendly College by G.I. Jobs Magazine.

Convenient – Our course schedules and formats are designed around the needs of today’s busy adult learners, whether they are active-duty or veterans returning to the mainstream workforce.

Flexible – Accelerated online and onground degree programs are available, meaning you can study anywhere an Internet connection is available or at one of three Philadelphia region campuses.

Practical – We offer mission-relevant degree programs featuring courses led by experienced educators, with content you can put to work on the job right away.

Meaningful – Gwynedd Mercy University is a community of learners dedicated to living lives that benefit others.

Gwynedd Mercy University is a member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), which strives to help military students complete their degrees as quickly as possible. As a top military-friendly college supporting the nation's servicemembers, Gwynedd Mercy University provides quality and affordable online education to U.S. Armed Forces, members of the public safety, service and national security communities, and working adults in a wide range of fields.

Military Spouse Education

Your circumstances are unique. You manage a household and family though multiple PCS or spouse deployments, often for back-to-back tours. Finding the time to complete your education or add to your skills isn't always on the forefront of your mind. That's why Gwynedd Mercy University is a perfect fit for military spouses; in any service branch. All of accelerated online and onground degree benefits are also available to military spouses, including;

Tuition Discount for Active and Retired Military and Military Spouses

Gwynedd Mercy University provides a 15% tuition discount towards all of our acceleraated online and onground degree programs to all active-duty military personnel and veterans and we extend this benfit to the military spouse.


Yellow Ribbon Program: Free Tuition for Veterans


Students with veterans benefits can receive a fully paid education at Gwynedd Mercy University.

Service members who have served on active duty for 90 or more days since Sept. 10, 2001 can receive education benefits through the “Post 9/11 GI Bill,” which went into effect on August 1, 2009. Dependents and spouses of veterans may also be eligible for these benefits.


Candidates are encouraged to apply for the Bill, sending applications to the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can even apply online at

Once eligibility is determined by the VA, students who are enrolled at Gwynedd Mercy University may receive the following from the VA:

  • Up to $934 per credit in tuition
  • College fees paid
  • Living stipend
  • Book money

Gwynedd Mercy University has agreed to help cover the remaining tuition expenses for full-time students through the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to an unlimited number of students.