Military Friendly University

ABTU Is Proud to Be a Military Friendly University

FACT: over 1 Million veterans have used the GI Bill®. Choose a University that has over a decade of experience in serving veterans.

In the past several years ABTU has donated over $1 million in tuition to veterans in need of tuition funds to complete programs at ABTU.

✓ Voted Military Friendly University 2010-2016
✓ Tuition half the cost of national average
✓ DEAC Accredited
✓ 100% online, instructor led, interactive and available 24/7
✓ Carry your classroom with you on your mobile device or laptop
✓ Download your GI Bill® Resource Guides for active duty, veterans and spouses
Four easy steps to getting started. Click here to start

Take action today:

Experience the ABTU difference every day by attending a live online demo!  Click chat now at the bottom of this page. 

ABTU will review your military transcripts for potential college credits, at no charge. Click here to submit them. 

Click here to see more details about Chapter 30 MGIB GI Bill®

Click here to see more details about Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill®

Click here to view MyCAA benefits page for Spouses of Service members 


Changing the way online education is delivered.



Need a military friendly school which accommodates your busy schedule? ABTU is changing the way online military education is delivered. We deliver live, interactive online lectures; see and speak with your instructors in the live classroom up to two days a week.

Active Duty, Veterans, Spouses, and Dependents can take advantage of live-streaming online lectures which are recorded and available 24/7 online, anywhere in the world, on most devices including, tablets, iPhone, iPad, and most smartphones and mobile devices. ABTU holds live online classes on evenings and weekends.

ABTU’s tuition is roughly half the national average of similar colleges and universities, which means, you can graduate with no debt when you use your GI Bill® or Active Duty Tuition Assistance. Earn your degree with potentially no out of pocket cost. ABTU promotes completing your education and training without the use of private or federal student loans. At ABTU, we work hard to keep education and training affordable to you. 

ABTU is committed to supporting active duty military with personal 1-on-1 support 7 days a week and extended office hours to accommodate those serving our country overseas. Active duty personnel, veterans, spouses, and dependents can receive a scholarship or discount that matches your Tuition Assistance up to 50%. Spouses and dependents may be eligible for discounts as well. As a military friendly school, we provide assistance with deployments and military related obligations, accelerated schedules and three-quarter or full-time enrollment.


Ready to start the process? Follow these 4 easy steps. These links will open in a new page so you can return to this page and continue the steps.

Apply now to American Business and Technology University.
✓ Complete your application with the department of Veteran Affairs. Go To VONAPP (Register for a basic account)
✓ Email your VONAPP confirmation number to along with your phone number.
✓ A military admissions specialist will contact you via phone and email to confirm your information.

Note: You will need to complete your application for educational benefits on the VA website. Step number 2 is required even if you already have a certificate of eligibility and have already used your GI Bill®. You will need a digital copy of your DD-214 for this step. You can fax a copy of your DD-214 to 816-256-8348 and we will email you a a digital copy so that you can upload it to the VONAPP website.


For Assistance 9am – 9pm CST
Toll Free: 800-804-1388

Active Duty Information:

Tuition Assistance for Active Duty Service Members : Online and Military Friendly

American Business & Technology University is proud to offer DEAC accredited programs to service members and their families. We offer tuition that is in line with what Tuition Assistance pays. ABTU also offers an Active Duty scholarship that will allow you to complete your degree without the need to borrow funds and pay out of pocket. Let ABTU help you get the most from your benefits.

ABTU is a university that is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) that is also approved by all branches of the United States Armed Forces. Although each branch has its own guidelines, ABTU staff are well qualified to help you manage the process and get the most out of your earned benefit.

Military training, as well as prior college credits, CLEP, DANTES and other select credits can qualify for transfer credits to ABTU. ABTU will review your transcripts prior to enrollment at no charge.

ABTU also accepts MyCAA – Military Spouse Financial Assistance program.
This page will allow you to locate information pertaining to you. Please contact a member of the ABTU staff for additional information or clarification.

– email:

– Phone: 816-279-7000 or 800-804-1388 Option 1 to speak to a representative

– Use our live chat feature on our website available 24/7

Click “request information” at the top of this screen.



Air Force Transcript link:
Coast Guard Transcript link:
Certificate of Eligibility (VONAPP) form:…Vonapp
DD-214 request form:

ABTU only accepts official transcripts for consideration of transfer credits; however you can send unofficial transcripts or a copy of them for a complimentary review to help you estimate your completion time.