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United States Air Force
Education Center - Army
1500 Madison Avenue
Fort Eustis, VA 23604
If you’ve ever considered taking your education a step further, you should look to your installation for more information and assistance. They can help you decide if receiving an advanced degree is right for you, tell you which local colleges and classes are offered and find out if you’re eligible for tuition assistance. The Voluntary Education Center, or Installation Education Center, is available to help you put together a plan to advance your education.
Military spouses can also choose to engage with an education and career coach through the DoD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program, or SECO. These coaches can assist them in exploring multiple tools, resources and information to reach their educational goals. To contact a career coach call 800-342-9647 or visit https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil.
The following colleges/universities have their administrative offices located in the Education Center and provide classes on post:
St Leo College provides programs leading to an Associate Of Arts Degree in General Studies. The college also has programs leading to a Bachelor Of Liberal Arts Degree with concentration in a number of different areas. They can be reached at 757-887-0655, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University provides programs leading to Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees in Aviation. They can be reached at 757-887-0980, Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Florida Institute of Technology provides programs leading to Master's Degree in various areas of management. They may be reached at 757-887-2488, Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Also, three colleges have representatives available at the Education Center on a weekly basis: Troy State University, Thomas Nelson Community College, and Old Dominion University at the Peninsula Higher Education Center. A Christopher Newport University representative is available on a monthly basis. Call the Education Center for more information.
Residency Requirements for In-State Tuition
Active duty military personnel are charged in-state tuition at Virginia State supported schools i f using military Tuition Assistance (TA). Family members are not eligible for TA and normally must pay out-of-state tuition unless they have established residency in Virginia. Private schools charge one rate. Personnel using GI Bill® benefits will pay out of state charges at Virginia State supported schools unless they are Virginia residents. The one year waiting period to establish residency may be waived for active duty members who choose to pay Virginia income tax. To initiate payment of Virginia income tax, members should contact the dispersing office maintaining their pay record and complete a DD 2058 in duplicate. For additional information on qualifying for in-state tuition contact the school's admissions office.
The Base Education Center is the focal point for all adult education programs at Langley. Available on-base degree programs range from Associate through Masters. The Hampton Roads area includes many schools providing a wide array of programs from professional licensure and certificate through doctorate degrees. Professional guidance counselors are available for active duty, reservists and dependents on a walk-in or appointment basis. Complete testing facilities are available, to include CLEP, DANTES, SAT/ACT, and other specialized tests. Information pertaining to financial aid is available to all personnel and tuition assistance is authorized for active duty personnel paying 100% up to $250/sh and $4,500 year. Counselors can also discuss commissioning opportunities, Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), PME enrollment, career planning, interest inventories, and educational opportunities at local and distant learning schools.
Ft Eustis Installation Education Center
The Adult Continuing Education department of the Newport News School System offers a GED Review Program four times a year. The cost varies. Additionally a Basic Education Program is offered which focuses on teaching basic skills in Reading, Language Arts, and Math. This program is offered for free and has an open entry, open exit policy. All one needs to do to register is show up at any class at any time throughout the year.
Fort Eustis Education Center - Testing
DANTES (Educational) -- The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Services (DANTES) Examination program assists an individual in earning a post high school credential, satisfy undergraduate and graduate level college admission requirements, earn college credit, or gain professional certification. DANTES exams are administered by appointment only.
Army Personnel Testing (APT) -- The Army Personnel Testing (APT) program encompasses standardized tests used to determine eligibility for specialized training and to support the Army' s personnel selection and classification process, including language proficiency testing. The program is governed by AR 611-5 Army Personnel Selection and Classification Tests. APT tests are administered by appointment only.
College -- any students who are enrolled in distance learning courses (eArmyU or other) are required to take proctored college tests through the education center. These tests usually require that a Test Control Officer or test proctor be identified. Tests may be paper-based or on computer.
Customers may schedule tests online through the Schedule a Test l ink. You must choose the type of test you would like to take. If you would like to schedule directly through the education center, you may schedule in person or call your local education center for further information.
Education Testing Center Hours of Operation
2 and 4 Year Programs
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Graduate Degree Programs
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