Welcoming veterans home from military service
If you’re from the Mid-Ohio Valley or even somewhere in the Tri-State region of Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, chances are you know someone who attended Marietta College more than 60 years ago on the G.I. Bill after World War II.
Marietta has always welcomed soldiers, sailors and aviators with open arms and never more so than in the immediate aftermath of WW II. In fact, the College was just barely able to accommodate them all. Veterans flocked to campus where they experienced a very special combination of hospitality, accommodation, academic challenge and opportunity lasting a lifetime.
That history of embracing veterans played a significant role in encouraging the current administration of Marietta College to enthusiastically join with the Veterans Administration to participate in the Yellow Ribbon program.
For more information on veteran benefits under the Yellow Ribbon program, please visit: www.gibill.va.gov/gi_bill_info/ch33/yellow_ribbon.htm
For more information about your VA benefits in general, please visit: http://gibill.va.gov
If you’ve arrived at this page, it’s likely that you are interested in exploring your options for higher education under this program. As an active Yellow Ribbon partner, we welcome your interest in our undergraduate programs. While the process can appear daunting, it’s really not as difficult as it may seem and we’re anxious to assist you whether you’re just beginning to consider your options or interested in moving forward to pursue a Marietta College degree.
We realize that as a veteran, you have a unique situation. We treat each applicant as an individual and take everything into consideration throughout the admission process. Marietta College will work with our returning veterans to ensure the process is as easy as possible.
Please know that Marietta College has not placed a limit on the number of Yellow Ribbon Program recipients, but we ask all applicants to meet our current admission requirements.
For more information on admission requirements for those with no college credit, please visit How To Apply: High School Students.
For more information on admission requirements for those with some college credit, please visit How To Apply: Transfer Students.
For more information on who to contact regarding student life on campus as a veteran, please view our Veterans Resources PDF.
Something to keep in mind
As you consider your academic options at Marietta College, it is useful to remember that Marietta College considers the recommendations of the American Council on Education when reviewing military experience for transfer credit. The recommendations are contained in the Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services and the National Guide for Credit Recommendations for Noncollegiate Courses and are considered when assessing for possible award of credit.
As you consider your academic options, there is another very important part of the process, which includes appropriate certification to qualify for the Yellow Ribbon program and the documentation that ensures your benefits find their way to you and your individualized course of study.
For instance, applying for your certification begins with Form VA 22-1990, a confirmation number and registration of classes as well. Completing those steps as quickly as possible prevents delays in the process and begins the important work of establishing your account with the College and the Veterans Administration.
Because we recognize that this part of the Yellow Ribbon program can be every bit as complex as selecting the appropriate course of study, we provide additional resources for your convenience. At Marietta College, all financial aid or benefit questions, concerns and issues are addressed within the Office of Financial Aid.
Your one-stop resource on benefits, financial aid and reimbursement is:
Director of Student Financial Aid Services
Office of Financial Aid