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hatNew Jersey state law mandates that every member of the New Jersey National Guard is authorized to attend any state college or university tuition free for undergraduate and graduate studies.

You may also receive the federal Montgomery G.I. Bill that will pay you up to $24,444.00 for any approved program in the United States that is authorized to grant an associates degree or higher. You may also receive benefits for flight training, apprenticeship or on-the-job training programs, and correspondence courses.

Our 100% free tuition program is available at the following state colleges and universities:

Atlantic Cape Community College
Bergen Community College
Brookdale Community College
Burlington County College
Camden County College
The College of New Jersey*
Cumberland County College
Essex County College
Gloucester County College
Hudson County Community College
Kean University
Mercer County Community College
Middlesex County College
Montclair State University
County College of Morris
*Formerly Trenton State College

New Jersey City University**
NJ Institute of Technology
Ocean County College
Passaic County Community College
Ramapo College of NJ
Raritan Valley Community College
Richard Stockton College of NJ
Rowan University
Rutgers, The State Univ. of NJ
Salem Community College
Sussex County Community College
Thomas Edison State College
Union County College
Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ
Warren County Community College
William Paterson Univ. of NJ
**Formerly Jersey City State College

You Can also receive Army National Guard Federal Tuition Assistance if you are attending any accredited school not listed in the above list. ARNG FTA pays for tuition up to $250 per credit, up to $4,500 per year.

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