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U.S. Military Experience

Western International University® (West) has been designated by G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School. This honor ranks West among the top 15% of all colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide in terms of providing the best service and opportunities to embrace U.S. Military Servicemembers, Veterans, and their Dependents as students.

YOUR MILITARY EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING ADVANTAGE

As a Servicemember or even a Veteran, you likely have taken several Military training courses for which you may be able to earn credit toward your degreeat West. Additionally, your Military experience may be such that you can gain college credit for the work you've done in serving our country.

West will apply up to 60 semester credits for non-classroom experience toward your bachelor program, including your experience in the U.S. Armed Forces. Your Military training and occupational experience is reviewed for transfer credit based on the recommendations of the American Council on Education (ACE) or Program on Non-Collegiate Sponsored Instruction (PONSI).

REQUESTING CREDIT FOR U.S MILITARY EXPERIENCE

If you are a Veteran, you must provide copies of your DD Form 214.

If you are a current Servicemember, you must provide an original DD Form 295 completed within the past 12 months.

Your official Military Transcripts are required for consideration of Military experience, and you can order them from the following websites.

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