SERVE PART-TIME. GO TO COLLEGE FULL-TIME.
New Jersey state law mandates that every member of the New Jersey Army National Guard is authorized to attend any New Jersey public college or university tuition free for undergraduate and graduate studies. The Soldier will be permitted to attend regularly scheduled courses at any one of 29 public institutions of higher education in this state and receive up to 16 credits per semester tuition free. Requirements are that the Soldier must have completed Initial Entry Training and be in good standing with their unit.
OUR 100% FREE COLLEGE TUITION PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS
Atlantic Cape Community College
Bergen Community College
Brookdale Community College
Camden County College
The College of New Jersey
Essex County College
Hudson County Community College
Mercer County Community College
Montclair State University
County College of Morris
New Jersey City University
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Ocean County College
Passaic County Community College
Ramapo College of NJ
Raritan Valley Community College
Rowan College at Burlington County
Rowan College of South Jersey
Salem Community College
Sussex County Community College
Thomas Edison State University
Warren County Community College
William Paterson University of NJ
We value education for our soldiersThe New Jersey Army National Guard sets the bar for higher standards and better benefits by offering the best tuition assistance benefits in the Nation. New Jersey offers 100% free tuition through graduate studies. We are committed to providing the best education opportunities for our Soldiers.
Do the math
Undergraduate full-time tuition at Rutgers University – New Brunswick for the 2022-2023 academic semester ranges from $6,450 to $7,773 depending on the major. Over a four-year period that adds up to more than $51,000. Graduate school at Rutgers New Brunswick is between $9,348 and $13,392 per semester. Choose your college and see how much you can save by serving part-time in the New Jersey Army National Guard.