Military Education at CalSouthern

Thank you for your service! We are proud to serve those who serve our country and offer the flexibility needed to work at your own pace from anywhere in the world. In addition, we offer active duty military, veterans, military spouses, and their dependent children a discount of 15% per credit*.

CalSouthern has been named a military-friendly school by multiple national publications.

We understand the challenges of advancing within the military or re-entering an increasingly competitive job market. As such, CalSouthern supports military students with the following:

Highly Competitive Degree Offerings

We continually refine degree program offerings to meet the ever-changing needs of the military and ensure your education is aligned with current market and industry trends.

Dedicated Support Team

We understand that military students face unique issues and challenges. Our dedicated support team is led by a specially trained military advisor who provides personalized guidance during your academic journey.

Fully Online Curriculum

We offer the flexibility for CalSouthern’s military students to progress toward a degree at their own pace – even while deployed overseas.

Tuition Rate Adjustment Program

California Southern University offers a discount of 15% off tuition* to active-duty military, veterans, and their dependents.

Military Education Benefits

CalSouthern is eligible to receive Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits such as the GI Bill®. This applies to the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as the undergraduate and graduate certificate programs. Veterans and eligible spouses or dependents who believe they may qualify for benefits should contact their VA office for details. The CalSouthern Facility Code is 21900605. More information can be found here.

Federal Shopping Sheets

*Required documentation and restrictions may apply for this offer. Contact our Military Program Administrator via email at or via phone at 800.477.2254 ext. 4250 for more information.

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Ready to get back to your dreams? We can help! Reach out to discuss your degree plan, transfer credits, interest-free payment options, and estimate the total cost of your tuition. Call 800.477.2254

Additional Contact

United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Accreditation & Approvals


California Southern University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), which is one of six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Regional accreditation is the most highly respected and recognized form of accreditation in the United States, and it provides students with a number of important benefits and opportunities.

Please visit the Accreditation & Licensure page to learn more.

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