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Discounted Tuition Rates

​​All active duty military, reservist, guard members, their spouses and qualified dependents may receive discounted tuition rates up to 40 percent.

*Spouses and dependents pursuing specialty programs including, but not limited to MBA, DHA, MEV, BSN, and MSIS are NOT eligible for the discounted rate.

Discounted rates also do not apply to Professional Development and Personal Enrichment courses, although some offer their own military discounts.

Active duty military, reservist, and guard members qualify for discounted tuition rates.

Individuals must submit documentation verifying their eligibility for the Military discounted tuition rate. If not already on file with Central Michigan University, acceptable means of verification include:

  • Show active military identification card to nearest CMU education center staff member. On-Campus students may go to the Veteran’s Resource Center (Warriner Hall 114) or Student Service Court (Bovee University Center 119).
  • Verification letter from your command reflecting current status and end of service date.
Documentation may be e-mailed to globalreg@cmich.edu or taken to one of our Global Centers. Questions?  Call (989) 774-3618.

Photocopies of U.S. Military identification cards should not be submitted and will not be accepted as verification.

The Doc of Ed and Doc of Ed Tech programs are excluded from the military discount

Discount rates

Undergraduate courses

Rate per Credit HourAdditional Fees
Military Undergraduate Rate$299
$0 (*)

* $50 course fee applies to some courses within Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology program

Graduate courses

Rate per Credit HourAdditional Fees
Military Graduate Rate$399
$0 (*)
Military MBA, MEV and MS-IS Rate and Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Systems (**)
$700
$0 (*)

* $10 course fee applies to some prerequisite courses

** All BIS 's' designated courses are charged the SAP fee of $50 per credit hour

***Tuition rates are subject to change beginning with each academic year

Spouses and qualified dependents of active military, reservist, and guard members qualify for discounted tuition rates. Eligibility is defined by the existing IRS definition of a qualifying dependent.

Individuals must submit documentation verifying their eligibility for the Military discounted tuition rate. If not already on file with Central Michigan University, acceptable means of verification include:

  • Show dependent military benefits identification card to nearest CMU education center staff
  • Verification letter from the military member’s command reflecting their status and end of service date.
Documentation may be e-mailed to globalreg@cmich.edu or taken to one of our Global Centers. Questions?  Call (989) 774-3618.

Photocopies of U.S. Military identification cards should not be submitted and will not be accepted as verification.

Spouses and dependents must also submit proof of dependency.

The Doc of Ed and Doc of Ed Tech programs are excluded from the military discount

Discounted rates

Undergraduate courses

Rate per Credit HourAdditional Fees
Military Undergraduate Rate
$299
$0 (*)

* $50 course fee applies to some courses within Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology program

Graduate courses

Rate per Credit HourAdditional Fees
Military Graduate Rate (*)
$399
$0 (**)

** $10 course fee applies to some prerequisite courses

***Tuition rates are subject to change beginning with each academic year

For standard tuition & fees, please visit the Tuition & Fees page.​​​

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