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A College Experience Designed for Veterans Like You

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Flexible class scheduling

Classes are offered during the days and evenings, 7 days a week. Online, on‑campus, and hybrid classes are also available.

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Career-focused college

At Goodwin, we offer military-friendly programs that are relevant and result in great careers for our graduates.

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The support you deserve

Our mission is to assist veterans, service members, and dependents with the transition from military life to student life at Goodwin University.

You are goal-oriented, hard working, and driven to succeed

At Goodwin, we understand and respect the needs of veteran students. In celebration of your service, we provide a goal-oriented and career-focused college experience geared towards adult learners. Our degree and certificate programs are designed to be completed quickly and with minimal red tape, so you can get the education you need to begin your new career as quickly as possible.

Veteran Lester Castro wanted to set a positive example for his daughter. At Goodwin University, Lester was challenged to be more than just a student and he discovered the skills to become a leader.

Financial aid opportunities for veterans

Our financial aid team will work with you to get the aid you need to cover your college tuition, including grants, scholarships, work-study opportunities. Goodwin University is approved by the State Approving Agency, Connecticut State Department of Higher Education, to offer VA-approved education and training programs to veterans and their qualified dependents who are under select chapters or sections of the reserves such as:

  • Chapter 30 (MGIB - Active Duty)
  • Section 1606 (MGIB - Select Reserves)
  • Section 1607 (Reserve Education Assistance Program)
  • Chapter 33 (Post 9/11 GI Bill®)
  • Chapter 31 (VA Vocational Rehabilitation)
  • Chapter 35 (Dependents Education Assistance)
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Bryan White

Bryan G. White

“I have a full-time job, but my teachers are there when I need them — by phone, email, Skype, and in person. Plus, my daughter likes to see daddy doing his schoolwork.”

Yellow Ribbon benefits for veterans

Goodwin participates in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program to make additional funds available for your education without an additional charge to your GI Bill® entitlement.

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 website at

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