Peirce College has a long-standing commitment to military service members. In fact, we were founded as a business school to help Civil War veterans reintegrate into the workforce. That’s why, every year, hundreds of military personnel, their families and dependents choose Peirce College to complete their education.
Peirce honors those who protect and serve our country, and specializes in serving their academic needs. Being a military friendly online college with 100% online degree programs, we make it easy to continue your studies while you’re working or on active duty. If you’re located in the Philadelphia region, you have the option to take your classes at our Center City campus or mix and match – whatever works best for you.
Armed Forces service members and veterans are eligible for special forms of financial aid. Learn what scholarships, grants and tuition assistance programs are available to you.
If you're a veteran then you may be eligible for education benefits. See what benefits apply to you so you can take advantage of these options while pursuing your college degree.
Peirce College was originally founded as a school for veterans returning from the Civil War in 1865. Today, our Military Support Team continues that proud tradition of serving veterans and service members.
Have questions about what it's like for military students to attend Peirce College? Get the answers you need from our handy FAQs.
Military Student Benefits
Our military students are eligible for many scholarships and financial aid. Explore all of your Financial Aid
Did you know that your military experience could gain you college credit? The first step to claiming the credits is to request a transcript from your military branch. Peirce will review the transcripts and provide you with a credit evaluation. Find out more about earning credit for military experience
or contact an Admissions Representative at 1.888.467.3472, ext. 9000.
In addition to being Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) approved, Peirce College is also a Yellow Ribbon School and has been included on the Military Friendly Colleges List for years! We have a dedicated team to help our military students succeed -- contact our Military Support Team
for more information on military friendly colleges!