We’re proud to serve you as you embark on a new journey in a supportive and hands-on creative environment.

RMCAD embraces active duty service members, National Guardsmen or women, Reservists, and veterans. Whether you pursue your studies on campus or online, we work tirelessly to help you achieve your career goals in art, design, technology, and art education. 

Contact us today to learn more about our military-friendly art and design school and receive a comprehensive Veterans Affairs Handbook.

We are proud to accept most military and national tuition benefit programs, including:

  • Veterans Affairs
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Department of Defense
  • U.S. Student Financial Aid
  • Dependent Benefit Programs
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Unlimited Yellow Ribbon School

As a 100% Unlimited Yellow Ribbon school, RMCAD allows students who are eligible for the program to fully fund their tuition through the Yellow Ribbon Program. RMCAD works to maximize the benefits available to qualifying military personnel and veterans according to their individual terms of service and other factors affecting their education or training.

Military Students at RMCAD Enjoy:

Active Military Scholarship ‐ Active Duty | National Guard | Reservists

Reduces the cost of tuition to $250 per credit hour for active service members of the US Armed Forces. Students will need to provide one of the following to qualify:

  • DFAS Form 702
  • Approved Tuition Assistance Authorization Form (for the program the student is enrolled in)

Military Tuition Rate ‐ Veterans 

Ground/Hybrid Tuition = $693 per credit hour
Online Tuition = $664 per credit hour
Graduate Tuition = $631 per credit hour

Students will need to provide one of the following to qualify

  • DD‐214 of service member with characterization of discharge as Honorable
  • Certificate of Eligibility for the VA Chapters 30, 33, or 35
  • Form 22‐1905 signed by a VA Vocational Rehab Counselor

At RMCAD, we are proud to serve those who have served. We also understand that our military family may benefit from additional resources to transition into school and civilian life. That is why we offer a military student lounge, on-campus military-focused mental health counselor, and School Certifying Officials (SCO) who have been trained in PTSD response situations.

RMCAD Renew Program

RMCAD’s Renew Program gives graduates the opportunity to continuously refresh their skills and stay current within their respective creative fields. Graduates may audit any current course within their original degree program, whether core or elective, completely tuition-free. Our military graduates also gain permanent access to our Career and Alumni Services, which aid in job placement and career advice, no matter where you are in the world.

Military Transfer Credits

Transfer credits may be awarded based upon a review of official transcripts according to the American Council on Education (ACE) guidelines and recommendations.

RMCAD will accept transcripts from:

  • Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)
  • Joint Service Transcripts (JST) 

Active Duty Residency Requirements

Active duty military students may transfer up to 75% of the credits required for their degree program including credit earned at an institution or through challenge examinations and standardized tests such as CLEP|DANTES for specific academic disciplines. RMCAD does not provide credit for experiential learning.

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