Military/Veteran Students


Arizona Culinary Institute would like to thank you for your service to our nation. As you consider your future, ACI is here to help you successfully pursue your culinary education. Whether you are a veteran, or you are in the reserves or a military family member, we are very proud that you are considering Arizona Culinary Institute and we look forward to having you join the ACI family.

We are committed to supporting you, as we do all of our students, while you invest in your education. As military and veteran students, you have access to a great support system at Arizona Culinary Institute. ACI is certified by the Arizona Department of Veterans Services as a “Veteran’s Supportive Campus”. All faculty and staff are required to complete Military/Veteran student assistance training. ACI also has a dedicated resource center for the Military/Veteran Students. ACI is also recognized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Services as a school that meets the guidelines as “Principles of Excellence” in education and training of veterans students.

If you are interested in enrolling at Arizona Culinary Institute, we are happy to outline the important next steps you need to take on your path towards becoming ACI student.

To get started click on the buttons

aci_new_button_1   Apply for Military/Veteran Benefits/GI Bill ®

aci_new_button_2   Apply for Admission

aci_new_button_3   Complete your FAFSA

NOTE: ACI’s FAFSA school code is 041209

Paying for your Education:
Arizona Culinary Institute accepts the GI Bill/Military Funding
Arizona Culinary Institute also offers the Freedom Grant, a special ACI scholarship for military members and select military/veteran family members.
Contact our Financial Aid department and ask to speak to ACI’s VA Certifying Representative.

Additional Military Veteran Resources

DVS-logo_2  Arizona Department of Veteran Services


Arizona Culinary Institute also has a VA dedicated place on campus where students can access additional resources.