Veteran and Military Students

DBU is ranked as one of the top military-friendly universities in the country.

Eligible Veterans, active service members, and their dependents may take advantage of VA benefits such as the DBU Veterans Opportunity Scholarship and the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Affordable Christ-Centered Education

You've paid a price for our freedom! Now let the VA and DBU help support your quest for an education! DBU pledges to offer scholarships and dedicated support services to all eligible veterans, active service members, and their dependents. VA benefits such as the Post-9/11 GI Bill® and the DBU Veterans Opportunity Scholarship help you earn a quality, Christ-centered education at an affordable cost to you!

Your Experience Counts

Trade military experience for college credit through DBU's acceptance of the American Council on Education (ACE) credit.

Flexible and Convenient

Create your own schedule and go at your own pace with multiple weekend, evening, hybrid, and online semester/term options. Study online, at DBU's beautiful campus in Dallas, or at our convenient regional academic center in Collin county.

Quality and Support You Can Trust

Study under knowledgeable faculty who care for you and will pray with you. DBU's small classes make it possible for students to get the personal attention and support they need to finish their degree at a fully accredited four-year university!

Become a Patriot with DBU

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Yellow Ribbon Program
DBU off­ers unlimited Yellow Ribbon Program scholarship funding to cover tuition costs that may exceed the annual VA funding cap for eligible recipients of the 100% rate of Chapter 33 (Post-9/11) GI Bill®.

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Wide Variety of Programs
Earn a degree in one of DBU's 88 undergraduate, 69 accelerated bachelor's/master's, or 33 master's programs. If you already have a bachelor's degree, you can use the Patriot Veterans Opportunity Scholarship to continue your education.

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DBU Veterans
Opportunity Scholarship

Recipients of any percentage rate of Chapter 33 VA benefits are eligible for the DBU Veterans Opportunity Scholarship to reduce the cost of tuition.

DBU is recognized as a leader among military-friendly institutions, with these recent designations:

  • 2020-21 College of Distinction for Military Support
  • 2020-21 Designated Military Friendly School® (Victory Media)
  • 2019-20 Designated Military Friendly School® (Victory Media)
  • Top Schools for Veterans (Military Advanced Education, 2018)
  • Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 (Military Times)
  • Best Online Programs for Veterans (U.S. News & World Report, 2017)
  • The 2017 Guide to Military Friendly Schools® (Victory Media)

Top Schools for Veterans by Military Advanced Education, 2018

Military Friendly School 2019

Military Support 2020

Post-9/11 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.