Military and VA Benefits at UEI College

Overview of UEI College’s Military Benefits
  • Financial assistance available for veterans, active duty members, and their dependents for those who qualify
  • Approved by the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education
  • Military family scholarships available
  • Available at UEI College campuses*
  • Several programs to choose from
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Military and VA Benefits at UEI College

UEI College is proud to welcome you whether you are active duty, a reservist, a military spouse, dependent, or veteran. At UEI, you can you enhance your career and build on your military training, starting right now. We offer career training programs that allow you to pursue a rewarding career in several high-demand fields including healthcare, business, or trades.  Our staff and faculty are committed to helping you throughout your educational journey so you can build a successful future.

We know how difficult it can be to transition from military to civilian to student and that is why we are here to guide you and make your transition as simple and easy as possible. Our goal is to provide you with the best trade school experience available.

One of the many things that sets UEI College apart is that we provide military financial aid to those who qualify. If you are not sure whether you qualify, reach out to us today and we will explore any potential benefits you may be entitled.

UEI College is approved to train veteran students by the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education or CSAAVE. All eligible students may apply for benefits through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. For more information, please visit:

  • Financial assistance available for veterans, active duty members, and their dependents for those who qualify
  • Approved by the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education
  • Military family scholarships available
  • Available at UEI College campuses*
  • Several programs to choose from

What Type of Financial Assistance is Available?

UEI offers a wide range of financial assistance programs for military veterans, active duty members, reservists, and dependents to their career. UEI College is eligible to train students utilizatiing Tuition Assistance, the GI Bill®, Chapter 30/Montgomery, Chapter 31/VA Vocational Rehab, Chapter 33/Post 9/11,  and Chapter 35/DEA/Survivor & Dependents. Below you will find a brief overview of our eligible military assistance programs.

Eligible Military Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Assistance
    This program is provided by the military and helps subsidize the cost of college to students who are currently on active duty.
  • GI Bill-Chapter 30-Montogomery
    This program, often abbreviated to just Chapter 30, helps provide special education benefits to service members and veterans with a minimum of two years of active duty service.
  • Chapter 31-VA Vocational Rehab
    VR&E, or Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, sometimes called Chapter 31, provides services to services members who are deemed eligible or veterans who have a service related disability.
  • Chapter 33-Post 9/11
    Students who have at least 90 days of active duty service after September 10th, 2001, and are on active duty or are a veteran who was honorably discharged, or was discharged with a service related disability after 30 days, you may qualify.
  • Chapter 35-DEA-Survivor and Dependents
    The Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program, or sometimes called Chapter 35, provides training and education opportunities to dependents of veterans who are either totally disabled or permanently disabled with a VA rating of 100% due to a service related condition.
  • MyCAA-Military Spouses
    MyCAA provides financial assistance to spouses who are deemed eligible with a maximum education benefit of $4,000 with an annual fiscal year cap of $2,000 to assist those who need professional credentials to meet their portable career goals.

What Programs Are Available?¥

This program prepares students to successfully enter the workforce in an entry-level position in automotive maintenance and repair. It consists of a well-balanced comprehensive program that combines the theoretical aspects of automotive diagnostics with direct hands-on practical training in repair procedures in a shop environment.

Students are prepared for an entry-level office administration position in a typical business environment and are trained to fully utilize computer software along with gaining a basic understanding of Marketing and Human Resources.

Students are prepared to successfully enter the workforce in a variety of entry-level positions in the field of criminal justice and/or security. Upon completion of the program students will have a thorough understanding of the legal system in the U.S., as well as a solid grounding in the operational expectations and standards found in various law enforcement and security agencies.

Students are trained in clinical, radiographic and preventive dentistry procedures and are prepared for an entry-level dental assistant position in dental offices, supply manufacturers, hospitals, or insurance companies.

Our Electrician Technician program is designed to get you the necessary training you need as quickly as possible via an industry recognized curriculum that provides you with career-focused courses that are personalized, hands-on, and tailored to the skills that employers look for most.

This program provides students with the knowledge and technical skills necessary to pursue entry-level employment in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning field, which includes selling, installing and maintaining residential equipment.

Students have the opportunity to train for a fulfilling career in health care and will be prepared for an entry-level position in the health care industry.

Train for entry-level positions in clinics, hospitals, or private practices. You'll learn how to code medical procedures and diagnoses, complete insurance claim forms, and more.

The Medical Office Specialist program prepares you for an entry-level medical career in the front or back office. While enrolled in this vocational program you’ll study Health Care Fundamentals and medical office reception and administrative procedures.

The Pharmacy Technician program will help you gain a solid foundation of pharmacy fundamentals and terminology. A combination of classroom and lab classes will help prepare you to work in both hospital and retail pharmacy areas.

¥Eligible programs do vary by campus. Not all campuses and programs are eligible for VA funding. Students must provide a copy of their Certificate of Eligibility or DD214. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

“I'm a U.S. Army Veteran. I served 8 years and got out in 2010. Graduating from UEI, it's a sense of accomplishment. If it wasn't for this course, I'd probably still be trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life. I'm very grateful for this college and course I took.” David L.
HVAC Graduate, Anaheim Campus


UEI College is proud to offer a $500 military family scholarship to all eligible active duty members, dependents, spouses, veterans, and reservists. Please contact us today to see if you qualify. We can help you take the next step towards a civilian career.