More and more, online schools are trying to find ways to better serve the men and women who sacrifice years of their lives to serve the United States of America. Recently, Grand Canyon University Online followed this trend by joining the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Degree Network System (or SOCCOAST), which is a network of colleges… Read More

Universities across the nation participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, allowing Navy veterans to obtain a college degree for free in many instances. “The Navy really encourages its members to get an education,” says Diane Johnson, education analyst at, a free college information service. “Enlisted members of the Navy can receive financial aid that… Read More

U.S. soldiers and their families are still reeling from President Barack Obama’s newest announcement to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan. Many soon-to-be-deployed soldiers, however, are already planning to use their downtime overseas to earn college degrees online. In fact, online universities are showing record increases in military enrollments following the White House’s announcement. “Soldiers… Read More