Active duty, guard and reserve members who pick Boise State can get a deal on tuition.  And it starts this fall.

Earlier this month, Boise State announced that it will honor the federal government’s Tuition Assistance rate of $250 per credit in some undergraduate online degree programs for those in the military.

Active duty, guard and reserve members can make use of the Tuition Assistance program in online degree programs including "multidisciplinary studies, applied science, management, public relations, public health, imaging sciences, and the online degree pathway." according to BoiseState.edu.  It's part of Boise State's goal to expand access and reduce barriers to quality education.  And the biggest barrier for most people is cost.

Time is another barrier.  But if students travel one weekend a month to be part of the Guard, the online degree program might be just the thing to help them keep up with class deadlines while fulfilling duties with the military.  Flexible options are key, and these online options might allow service members to earn college credits on the go that can boost military and post-military careers.

Boise State's Military Programs office says it works with campus partners to "provide active duty, guard and reserve members access to the resources they need–whenever and wherever they need them. The flex tuition program is the latest step in that direction.

Fall classes at Boise State start August 26th!  And it could mark a fresh start for more students than ever.