Education for Military Students That Exceeds Expectations

In collaboration with industry experts, University of the Potomac offers a curriculum designed to provide our students with the tools they need for professional success. Our educators combine industry experience and real-world scenarios into each class, fostering a collaborative learning environment that is both challenging and rewarding.

Military Newsletter

UOTP is rolling out a new military newsletter!! The newsletter will be produced twice per month and is designed to be a resource to provide the most current information on news, culture, and benefits for the military community and their families. The first edition has been posted on the page. Happy reading!!!!

Military News Letter August 17
Military News Letter August 3
Military News Letter July 20
Military News Letter July 2
Military News Letter June
Military News Letter May
Military News Letter April


University of the Potomac provides tuition assistance, GI Bill®, and credit transfers for Active Duty Military, families of service members, and Veterans. This institution is approved to offer GI Bill® educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency.  

Any veteran who has served at least 90 days of active duty after September 11, 2001, and received an honorable discharge is eligible to take advantage of the Post 9/11 GI Bill®. Veterans who served 30 days but were honorably discharged for a service-related disability also qualify for the new GI Bill® benefits.

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Request Military Transcripts

This site provides active veteran and retired Army, National Guard and Reserve members the capability to view a personal copy of their Army American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS) transcript.

Yellow Ribbon Program

The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program) is a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. This program allows institutions of higher learning (degree granting institutions) in the United States to enter voluntarily into an agreement with Veterans Affairs to fund tuition expenses.  The institution can contribute up to 50% of those expenses and Veterans Affairs will match the same amount as the institution.

Private or Foreign School Up to $24,476.79 per academic year National Maximum

Military Benefits

  • Tuition is paid directly to schools
  • There is a housing allowance
  • You can receive funds for books and school supplies
  • You may receive up to $2,000 for tutorial services or certification examinations
  • There is a $500 incentive for individuals relocating from highly rural areas to attend college
  • Dedicated support is provided

Why Choose University of the Potomac for your Education?

We take pride in our military members, their spouses, and veterans. All military students are eligible to receive the dedicated support from a Military Liaison to assist in the enrollment process. We also offer academic advisors and financial aid advisors.

Military Liaison

As a military student transitioning into school, you will have unique concerns and questions about specific benefits. To help answer your questions and ensure a smooth transition, a knowledgeable counselor with an understanding of your situation is available during the admissions process. University of the Potomac employs military liaisons who are fully dedicated to assisting students like you.

Military liaisons are contact persons you can call or email with any questions or concerns throughout your academic career. Your liaison may be a critical factor in your college success and career advancement. Below is the contact information for University of the Potomac’s Military Liaisons.

[email protected]1-888-635-1121

Accredited Degree

University of the Potomac is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Below is the contact information for the Middle States Commission.

3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

About Our Locations

University of the Potomac is here to serve you. We offer the convenience of taking a class online, anywhere around the world, or at our Washington, D.C., Falls Church, Virginia campus or Chicago location.

Located in Our Nation’s Capital

Our Washington, D.C. campus is conveniently located in the heart of the city’s government and business district, three blocks from the White House. In addition to providing the latest amenities in a modern setting, the campus is located adjacent to the McPherson Square metro station, and just three blocks from Metro Center, making it easy to commute to and from classes.

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Surrounded by History and Culture

Our Falls Church, Virginia campus is located 15 minutes from Arlington, VA and the Maryland border. The campus is surrounded by a host of historical sites and its culturally diverse surroundings make it ideal for learning in and out of the classroom.

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Located in Chicago

The Chicago Loop has something for everyone. Explore the best of the city has to offer in the official downtown of the city.

On the lakefront side of the Loop, you’ll also find the Millennium Park Campus — home to iconic Cloud Gate (aka “The Bean”), Crown Fountain, peaceful Lurie Garden, and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion that hosts legendary music festivals like the Chicago Blues Festival, Chicago Jazz Festival, and a free summer music series and film series. Right next door, you can rock climb, skate, and play at whimsical Maggie Daley Park.

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Online Learning

The flexibility and quality of our online learning program is perfect for those who are serious about getting a great education and earning a degree, but prefer the online experience. Students in our online programs get the same quality education we provide in the classroom and the degree requirements are the same.

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