Military & Veterans


UNC Pembroke is very proud to be a designated military-friendly university. Our Admissions staff stands ready to assist active duty service members, veterans, and military family members. We also have a dedicated Military and Veterans Services Office, a VA Certifying Official and other support agencies to ease your transition from the military to college life.

As a member of our nation’s military, you know what it takes to succeed. We welcome your leadership, diversity and experience and assure you that whatever you’re looking for in a college degree – affordability, flexibility, distance-learning programs, or more – UNCP has it.

Start exploring what a life at UNCP could be like for you. Research our site, check us out at the next open house, or call our Military and Veterans Services Office where you can talk with our student veterans. Once you realize what’s in store for you here, we bet you will want to join our team.

Active Duty Service Members and Veterans

If you are active duty, a veteran, a reservist or a member of the National Guard, just show us or provide us a copy of your military ID or DD-214 and application fees are waived.

If you have completed three or more years of active duty service you will be considered a transfer student for admission purposes. You must request and provide to us a Joint Services Transcript. Also, for active duty military, the high school transcript requirement is waived if:

  • the student holds an AA or AS degree or
  • the student is at least 24 years of age and has completed at least 30 semester hours of college level transferable work from a regionally accredited institution with a 2.0 or higher transfer GPA.

To apply click the links below:

Our Admissions team is here to connect you with the information you need. If you can’t find what you’re looking for after exploring our website, give us a call. We stand ready to assist you with your specific interests.

Off-campus Program Locations

Sandhills Community College
Richmond Community College
Cape Fear Community College
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Fort Bragg Military Base

Visit the Office of Academic & Military Outreach Website