Admission For Military and Veteran Students

Write Your Next Chapter at Elmhurst University

Military Friendly®. Affordable. Minutes from Chicago.

We welcome military service members and veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces with personalized support.

As a certified Military Friendly® school and a participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program, Elmhurst offers an extraordinary value for veterans as well as active service members, spouses and dependents.

We offer more than 80 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs to help you reach new potential. In addition to traditional on-campus classes, you can also learn via online and hybrid course offerings.

We know that you may face additional challenges on your academic journey, so we’re committed to serving you along the way through:

  • Tuition-matching funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Dedicated academic advising support
  • An on-campus Student Veterans of America Club
  • A military services staff dedicated to connecting you with the resources you need
  • College credit for military training and experience
  • Withdrawal without penalty if you’re called to active duty


GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at

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