You served us. Now, let us serve you.
At Crown College, our motto is, “Called to Serve. Prepared to Lead.” Since Crown’s founding in Minnesota in 1916, the College has been equipping leaders to make an impact wherever they are called; the mission field, the marketplace or the military. If you are looking for a Yellow Ribbon school, take a moment to learn more about the benefits we offer our active duty and veteran students.
Crown promotes a military-friendly transfer policy by accepting military transcripts (JST and CCAF) and additional prior learning assessments (CLEP, AP, and DSST). When working through the enrollment process, be sure to have all your transcripts sent to Crown to maximize your previous learning.
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Steps to Enroll
Our advisers are specifically trained to assist veterans through every step of the admissions process. If you have any questions – from transfer credits to GI Bill® coverage to financial aid – we are here to serve you.
Step One: Select Your Degree and Program Format (on-campus / online)
Crown College offers a wide range of degree options including traditional, on-campus programs at our main campus in St. Bonifacius, MN and online undergraduate and master-level degree programs available through our School of Online Studies.
Step Two: Apply to Crown
Our streamlined applications take less than five minutes to complete. Select the application for your program of interest:
Step Three: Request Your Transcripts
Crown accepts military transcripts (JST and CCAF) and additional prior learning assessments (CLEP, AP, and DSST). With a large number of elective credits available in the online bachelor’s programs, these transfer credits can often help fulfill the elective requirements. When working through the enrollment process, be sure to have all your transcripts sent to Crown to maximize your previous learning.
On-Campus Programs – Official transcripts must be sent directly to Crown College from the college or post-secondary institution.
Online Undergraduate and Graduate Programs – You may use the Transcript Request Form (pdf) or contact your institution directly. Official transcripts must be sent directly to Crown College from the college or post-secondary institution.
Step Four: Apply for Financial Aid and/or Additional VA Benefits
As a veteran, you may be eligible for education benefits provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA). For traditional financial aid such as grants, loans, scholarships, etc., visit the Financial Aid Office at Crown College.
Benefit Programs Available
The links below provide application and eligibility information for veterans benefits.
Chapter 33 Post-9/11 GI Bill / Yellow Ribbon Program
Military Scholarship (online students only)
This limited-fund scholarship is designed for Crown College School of Online Studies & Graduate School service member and veteran students receiving less than 100% funding to help cover the gap.
Degree-seeking, registered service member/veteran (as indicated by an honorable discharge DD-214 or current military transcript).
Undergraduate cumulative Crown GPA of 2.0 or Graduate cumulative Crown GPA of 3.0 (previous college work considered for those first time Crown students).
Half-time enrollment (6 credits UG; 3 credits Grad)
How to Apply:
First, complete the FAFSA; then simply complete the online Military Scholarship Application.
Chapter 30 and Chapter 1606 benefit recipients must verify their enrollment each month before receiving payment. You may verify online using the Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) or by calling the VA directly at: 1-877-823-2378.
Key Contact Information
The Crown College Registrar’s Office and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) are resources to assist you through the certification process. The Registrar’s Office can be contacted at 952-446-4450. The USDVA can be reached at 1-888-442-4551.
Whether you continue your military service or move into a new career, Crown College Career Services offers resources to help you succeed on your journey. You’ll find tools to assist you with resumes, interviews, job banks, and military-specific opportunities. Feel free to contact the Career Services office with any questions you may have.
For a list of commonly asked questions, visit our Military FAQ section.