SJC and the Military

MILITARy open house

Are you a member of the military interested in attending St. Joseph's? Then attend one of our military open house events on both our Brooklyn and Long Island campuses: 

For the Military

As a member of the military, your integrity, competence, determination and discipline make you an ideal candidate to succeed in college.

Now is the perfect time to advance your career, earn a promotion and prepare for your future by completing a degree or certificate program at St. Joseph’s College. With two campuses in Brooklyn and Patchogue, and off-site course offerings at nearby Fort Hamilton and Fort Wadsworth, SJC offers convenience along with a private education that U.S. News and World Report has ranked among the best in the New York Metropolitan area for the past decade.  

Earn your degree where it best suits you - online, at a military installation or at one of our campuses in Brooklyn and on Long Island. Certificates in leadership and supervision as well as human resources are also available online.

Benefits of attending St. Joseph’s College

Your service to your country was and is vital to preserving our freedom, and whether you're part of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force or Coast Guard, you worked hard for your benefits. By offering you these incentives, you can earn a private college degree at St. Joseph's College at little or no cost to you. SJC offers a special tuition rate of $250 per credit for servicemembers (active duty, guard and reserve) enrolled for up to 9 credits. This is the amount covered by Tuition Assistance (TA).

SJC is a proud participant in the Post-9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program and has a knowledgeable staff available to answer questions regarding TA and other military benefits. SJC is also a participating member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) and a core SOCAD-4 member participating in the management network.

A detailed rundown of all the benefits that SJC offers to active military and veterans can be found on our Military Benefits page.


The College realizes that convenience and flexibility are important parts of the college search for active military and veterans. SJC has the unique advantage of offering courses at off-site military installations at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island, the Jones Beach Coast Guard Station in Freeport and the Shinnecock Coast Guard Station in Hampton Bays. Check out the Off-Campus Course Offerings page for information on what courses are currently being offered. 


The SJC Armed Forces Association is a student club on the Long Island Campus that promotes an understanding of veterans and their vastly unique experiences, as well as the issues they face upon returning home. All veterans and non-veterans are invited to join. 


For additional information about graduate or undergraduate programs, contact:

Brooklyn Campus and Fort Classes

Angela Diaz
Military Adviser

The Office of Admissions (Brooklyn Campus)

Long Island Campus and Online

Shannon O'Neill
Military Adviser

The Office of Admissions (Long Island Campus)

St. Joseph’s College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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