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Military & Veterans Tuition

Norfolk State University In-state Tuition Policy for Veterans

The Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (Veterans Choice Act), codified in 38 U.S.C. 3679(c), Section 702, provides the in-state tuition rate to:

  • A Veteran using education assistance under either Chapter 30 (Montgomery G.I. Bill -- Active Duty Program) or Chapter 33 (Post-9/11 G.I. Bill), who lives in Virginia while attending Norfolk State University (regardless of his/her formal state of residence).
  • Anyone using transferred Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits who lives in Virginia while attending Norfolk State University (regardless of his/her formal state of residence) and enrolls in the school following the transferor's discharge or release from a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.
  • Anyone described above while he or she remains continuously enrolled (other than during regularly scheduled breaks between courses, semesters, or terms) at the same school. The person so described must be using educational benefits under either Chapter 30 or Chapter 33.
  • Anyone using benefits under the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship who lives in Virginia while attending Norfolk State University (regardless of his/her formal state of residence).
  • Anyone using transferred Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits who lives in Virginia while attending Norfolk State University (regardless of his/her formal state of residence) and the transferor is a member of the uniformed service who is serving on active duty.
  • In accordance with Section 301 of Public Law 115-251, Veterans residing in Virginia and using educational assistance under Chapter 31 (Veteran Readiness and Employment) while attending Norfolk State University are entitled to in-state tuition, regardless of whether the Veteran meets the state’s residency requirements.