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Veteran Students

Tennessee Wesleyan is proud to be a certified Military Friendly institution! We provide numerous resources to ensure our veteran students have a fulfilling and successful experience at Tennessee Wesleyan. We look forward to helping you achieve your educational dream!

Yellow Ribbon Program participant

Tennessee Wesleyan is a Yellow Ribbon Program participant. This program provides additional funds to qualified students whose entire tuition may not be covered by their educational benefits. For more information about the Yellow Ribbon Program and to find out if you qualify, please visit the VA website

Green Zone

Tennessee Wesleyan has designated "Green Zone" safe spaces across campus, designed to provide support and comfort to our veteran students. 

Career Development

Tennessee Wesleyan offers many student services to all of our students, including veterans. Our Office of Career Development can assist you with finding a job, preparing for interviews, writing resumes and completing job applications. Career Development can also help you find internships or research graduate school opportunities.

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center is designed to help you achieve your academic goals. Services include peer tutoring, group study, individualized learning assistance and more. Tennessee Wesleyan also offers counseling services to all students. You may meet with the Dean of Students, the college chaplain or, in some cases, the Family Center, a professional counseling center.

To apply for admission to Tennessee Wesleyan

  • Submit the online application for admission.
  • Submit all college transcripts from each institution attended as well as military transcripts, ACE and/or CLEP scores.
  • Submit high school transcript if you graduated from a TN high school.
  • If you have questions regarding admission, please contact Ginger Murphy at (423) 746-5289 or

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for our veteran students. In addition to VA education benefits, students can apply for and receive federal aid. To apply for federal aid, submit the FAFSA, using Tennessee Wesleyan school code 003525. The FAFSA is not required to receive VA benefits, but you could receive additional state and federal aid by submitting the FAFSA. Our tuition is affordable, with no additional cost for out-of-state students, military scholarships available and no penalty for deployed students.

Tennessee residents can apply for the Helping Heroes Grant, which awards $1,000 to eligible veterans at the end of each semester. Apply by 9/1 for fall, 2/1 for spring and 5/1 for summer. For more information, visit