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Veterans Benefits

Briarcliffe College is approved by the applicable State Approving Agency for Veterans Affairs and participates in many Veterans’ Educational Benefit programs. Students interested in Veteran’s Educational Benefits should contact either the campus certifying official or the Financial Aid Department. Veterans who are unsure of their benefit eligibility or have additional eligibility questions should contact the Veterans Administration at 800-827-1000, or 888-GI Bill-1 (1-888-442-4551), or go to http://www.gibill.va.gov / Eligible students must maintain satisfactory academic progress and all applicable eligibility requirements to continue receiving Veterans Educational Benefits.

Yellow Ribbon Grant

In accordance with the VA-Yellow Ribbon Program, a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008, Briarcliffe College has established a Yellow Ribbon Grant. Eligibility and amounts are determined on an annual basis and are subject to change.

To be eligible for the grant, a candidate must be accepted for admission to Briarcliffe College, be eligible for Chapter 33 Post 9/11 veterans benefits at the 100% rate, as determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs, complete the appropriate Briarcliffe College attestation form and allow for the verification of their Chapter 33 Post-9/11 eligibility via a DD-214 Member-4, Certificate of Eligibility or comparable government document. The conditions are as follows:

  • Candidates must be either an eligible veteran or a dependent of an eligible veteran who meets the Chapter 33 24 Post-9/11 GI Bill Transferability requirements http://www.gibill.va.gov /
  • Candidates must apply and be accepted for admission to Briarcliffe College to be eligible.
  • The Yellow Ribbon Grants are applied as a credit to the student’s account and no cash payments will be awarded to the student.
  • The Yellow Ribbon Grant is used exclusively towards current program charges.
  • The Yellow Ribbon grant is awarded for each period in the program that the student is determined eligible and where the grant is needed.
  • The Yellow Ribbon Grant is nontransferable and non-substitutable and cannot be combined with any other institutional grant at Briarcliffe College.

Briarcliffe College is committed to assisting military students in determining the best options available to them. To receive additional information on veteran’s educational benefits eligibility, please contact the Veterans Administration at 1-800-827-1000 or 1-888-GI Bill-1 (1-888-442-4551). You may also visit the VA website at http://www.gibill.va.gov /

At Briarcliffe College, help is never far away, so please feel free to contact us at any time to learn more about our school and programs or to apply for admission.


Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
Please note that not all programs are available at all location.

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