Active Duty Benefits

Benefits available to Active Duty in Arkansas

​Arkansas offers benefits for active duty service members that make the state a great place to call home. Additionally, Arkansas provides benefits for veterans and retirees when to ease the transition out of uniform.

Education

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education can provide free tuition and fees at any state supported college, university, technical school, or vocational school. For more information about Arkansas education opportunities for veterans, transitioning service members and their families, visit our education resources.

In-State Tuition

Arkansas institutions of higher education, trade schools, and vocational schools classify certain service members as in-state to reduce tuition and program fees if the student qualifies as any of the following:

Employment

The State of Arkansas is committed to connecting employers with skilled veterans and transitioning service members.

Employment Counseling

The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services is dedicated to providing employment counseling and referral services specific to the needs of veterans. In addition, the department offers a job development program to create jobs for veterans.

​Arkansas offers benefits for active duty service members that make the state a great place to call home. Additionally, Arkansas provides benefits for veterans and retirees when to ease the transition out of uniform.

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