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Frequently Asked Questions

Can VA educational benefits be used at Whitworth University?

Yes, all of our programs are approved by the Washington State Approving Agency for VA benefits at Whitworth.

What benefits will I receive at Whitworth with the GI Bill®?

The VA has a great resource for benefit information: The GI Bill Comparison Tool. Check out your potential benefits at Whitworth.

How do veterans (or dependents) get set up to use their VA benefits at Whitworth?

Please review the New VA Student Checklist for using benefits at Whitworth.

What other resources are available for veterans?

Does Whitworth University offer a tuition discount for veterans?

While we don't have a tuition discount, we do offer the Yellow Ribbon Program for eligible post-9/11 benefit students.

Does Whitworth University participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program?

Yes. For the 2017-18 VA year, which began Aug. 1, 2017, Whitworth has signed a contract with the Veterans Administration to provide funding for 70 undergraduate and 25 graduate students through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Funding is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. 

If you have questions about using your benefits at Whitworth, please contact Ellie Powers, Whitworth's VA certifying official, at or 509.777.3508.