Veteran and Military Student Benefits

MTI is eligible for US veteran and active military educational benefits.

All Sacramento career training programs through MTI College are eligible for US veteran and active military financial benefits. The following information describes the main features of certain military educational assistance programs. To determine your eligibility, contact an MTI financial advisor or learn more through the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Military Education Assistance

Tuition assistance available. Specific eligibility criteria, assistance coverage, and application processing differ from service to service, so check to see how your education is covered in your branch’s Tuition Assistance program.

Veteran’s Education Benefits: Ch 30, 31, 35, 1606, 1607

Under these programs, benefits are typically paid to students instead of to institutions, and the amount of assistance will depend on how many units students are enrolled in.

  • Montgomery GI Bill® (Chapter 30): Provides up to 36 months of education benefits.
  • Special Vocational Training (Chapter 31): Provides tuition, books, fees, and housing assistance to qualified applicants with a 20% or higher VA disability rating.
  • Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35): Provides up to 45 months of education benefits to eligible dependents (son, daughter, spouse) of veterans.
  • Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606): Provides Montgomery GI Bill® benefits to members of the Selected Reserve (Army Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, Army National Guard, Air National Guard).
  • Reserve Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 1607): Provides reservists who were activated for at least 90 days with benefits or increased benefits.

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 at

Post 9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)

If you have completed at least 90 days of aggregate military service or were discharged with a service-related disability after 30 days since September 10, 2001, you may be eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill®. Under this revised GI Bill®, tuition and fee expenses are paid directly to the school, and students receive an additional stipend for books, supplies, and housing. If students are eligible for both the Montgomery GI Bill® and the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, they must choose which one to use. Speak with an MTI financial advisor to weigh which option would be the best fit for you.

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Veteran’s Retraining Assistance Program

The Veteran’s Opportunity to Work (VOW) program enables veterans to transition more successfully into civilian life by expanding their training and educational opportunities. Technical colleges, including MTI, tailor their programs to match market needs, making them a great place for veterans to start looking for eligible career programs. Learn more:

Contact an Advisor

If you are interested in attending a career training program, work with an MTI financial advisor to determine what form of military aid you are eligible for. Our financial advisors will help you submit all the necessary items and paperwork to begin processing your military aid application.

Military Friendly SchoolMTI College Named to Top 25 List in Victory Media 2016 Military Friendly School Survey

MTI College is designated as a Military Friendly® School and was named to the Top 25 in 2016 by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. Learn more.

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