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Veterans Benefits

Medal of Honor Recipient Col. Jack Jacobs Chair NYFA Veterans Program

Overview of Veterans Services

The New York Film Academy South Beach, Florida has a dedicated Veterans Affairs Office. To obtain more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact the office at +1 (305) 534-6009 or at

Col. Jack Jacobs | Chair of Veteran’s Advancement Program

The New York Film Academy South Beach, Florida is grateful for the U.S. servicemen and women who serve to protect their country and safeguard the freedom of its citizens. To show support for veterans, the Academy has established various programs, military-friendly policies, and a dedicated Office of Veterans Services at its South Beach campus, as has its New York City and Los Angeles campuses.

The Academy is recognized as an award-winning Top Military Friendly School and remains committed to helping veterans achieve their educational and career goals. As an accredited and certified Military Friendly School, the New York Film Academy South Beach offers hands-on and intensive programs in multiple visual and performing arts disciplines that include Filmmaking and Acting for Film.

Offering BFA and MFA degree programs, the Academy’s curriculum is designed for students to achieve a wide range of educational goals.

Joe Mantegna at the New York Film Academy

Preparing for a Career in Film, Television, and Entertainment Media

In addition to the immersive programs offered at the Academy’s South Beach campus, students can also study additional programs at either our New York City or Los Angeles campuses, including the following areas of study.

• Filmmaking
• Acting
• Producing
• Screenwriting
• 3D Animation
• Photography
• Documentary Filmmaking
• Game Design
• Cinematography
• Musical Theatre
• Graphic Design
• Broadcast Journalism
• Digital Editing

In addition to the degree programs offered at the New York Film Academy South Beach, the New York City campus offers BFA programs, and the Los Angeles campus provides numerous degree programs, including MFA, MA, BFA, BA, and AFA programs.

Benefits, Support, and Facilities for Veterans

Alongside its dedicated Office of Veterans Services, the New York Film Academy South Beach, Florida is committed to supporting its student veterans as follows:

  • The Academy takes part in the Yellow Ribbon program and provides a Tuition Discount program for qualifying students.
  • The Academy’s faculty of professional filmmakers, actors, and other creative professionals are trained to best support student veterans.
  • NYFA is partnered with other highly respected veteran organizations to best support students transitioning into a career.

GI Bill® Funding and Veterans Discount

The Office of Veterans Services at NYFA South Beach is committed to aiding and providing veterans with all the information they need regarding the many NYFA programs approved for GI Bill Benefits, including the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Along with the Academy’s New York City and Los Angeles campuses, the South Beach campus is approved to train veterans and eligible individuals under the provisions of the GI Bill.

In addition, individuals who are not completely funded by the Post-9/11 GI Bill will receive a 15% discount on tuition. Furthermore, dependents of military servicemembers interested in enrolling in one of the Academy’s teen and tween camps will get a 10% discount on their tuition. To learn more about your eligibility for GI Bill Benefits, please visit this site or call 1-888-442-4551 for more information.

Admissions & Programs

The majority of the Academy’s degree and non-degree programs have been approved for veterans education benefits. Read more.

Benefits & Resources

The Office of Veterans Services at the New York Film Academy South Beach is here to assist veteran students in their transition to civilians and campus life. Read more.

Veteran Alumni

See what NYFA veteran alumni are now doing in the entertainment industry. Read more.


Become familiar with the Academy’s accomplished team of veterans and advocates. Read more.


The Academy is partners with many respected veterans organizations designed to help veteran students transition into a career in their chosen field. Read more.


Check out some of the Frequently Asked Questions asked by veteran students. Read more.

The New York Film Academy South Beach greatly appreciates prospective students’ interest in following their dreams at the Academy. The dedicated and experienced team behind the Office of Veterans Services is here to assist student veterans with all of their VA benefits and help them to choose the performing or visual arts program that best matches their professional and personal ambitions.

To learn more, please fill the above “Request Free Information” form or contact the Veterans Services team at +1 (305) 534-7842 or email

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

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