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KSU – In All Things Excellence!

As a university of distinction, Kentucky State University strives to create an environment that values a student-centered philosophy, excellence and innovation, ethical conduct and social responsibility. Kentucky State University challenges itself and its students to be the best. Kentucky State is gaining recognition as one of the region’s strongest universities.

KSU where:

  • Students are first.
  • Diversity is valued, understood and respected.
  • Diverse, motivated and talented students, staff and faculty are actively recruited and retained.
  • An intellectual environment conducive to leadership in teaching, research and community service is encouraged and supported.
  • Effective teaching is promoted both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Students are taught how to obtain, evaluate and use information.
  • Learning is lifelong.
  • Effective and efficient fiscal management by the administration is the norm.
  • Collegiality is the norm, not the exception.
  • Each person is a change agent.
  • Excellence starts with me.

Veterans Affairs Office

Kentucky State University’s Veterans Affairs Office provides information regarding educational benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), assists in applying for GI Bill benefits, certifies enrollment to the Veterans Affairs (VA) for payment each semester, and assists in resolving payment issues.


All applicants must complete the Kentucky State University Application for Admission. Applications may be mailed, submitted in person to the Admissions Office, or submitted online.

Credit for Prior Training & Experience

An evaluation of prior education and training will be conducted to determine if academic credits can be awarded as a result military service. The evaluation will include training and experience received while on active duty and for course(s) taken at an approved educational institution even if the training/course(s) were not paid for by DVA.

Veteran’s Education Benefit Programs

VA education benefits may be authorized for veterans and qualified dependents. Each VA education program has distinct eligibility requirements. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs determines eligibility for benefits.  

Approved Programs

Veterans Affairs will pay an eligible student’s education benefits for pursuit of an approved program of education or training. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs prohibits the payment of VA education benefits for training in any course if the training is not part of the student’s approved program of education.


Students must pre-register for classes before the VA Coordinator can submit his/her application for benefits and certify enrollment to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Last Updated 11/7/2018