How Much of Amherst College's Tuition Will the G.I. Bill® Cover?
How much will you pay to attend Amherst? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Amherst College the GI Bill® will cover.
Isn't G.I. Bill® Coverage All the Same?
Did you know that G.I. Bill® funding has a cap? Below you'll find out if the entire cost of attendance at Amherst College is covered. This data varies for each school so be sure to check out G.I. Bill® information for each school you're interested in!
Veterans Typically Attend Amherst College for no More Than $41,315
If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Amherst College should not be more than $41,315.
|Veteran Sticker Price||$76,750|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits||$35,435|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$41,315|
Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits
Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Amherst College will not be fully covered. Amherst College charges $58,640 a year for tuition and fees but your maximum Post-9/11 benefit is only $20,235. In order to make up the shortfall you will need some additional aid from the college and/or government.
|Veteran Tuition And Fees||$58,640|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*||$20,235|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$38,405|
|*Note: The tuition benefit is capped at the lessor of the actual tuition charged to you or $20,235.|
Yellow Ribbon Program Participant With No Limitations
Amherst College participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program and does not place limitations on the awards it grants. You must still apply for and be accepted so contact the college. If you have tuition and fees charges that are not covered by your Post-9/11 benefits, you may be able to get additional assistance in the form of a Yellow Ribbon Award that should result in no out of pocket costs related to tuition and fees.
Questions to Ask the Admissions Department
- Which programs and majors (if any) participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program and how do I apply?
Per Credit Fees and the Active Duty Tuition Assistance Cap
We wanted to talk to you about the per credit fees at Amherst College and whether or not they fall below the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel. This information was not available.
Your Living Expenses May Not Be Fully Covered
After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Amherst College thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $2,910. It is possible that your actual living expenses will be covered if you live more frugally than what the college expects.
|Off Campus Living Expenses||$17,110|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$2,910|
Your Books and Supplies are Likely Covered
Your book stipend of $1000 more than covers what Amherst College estimates your expenses to be ($1,000).
|Total In Your Pocket||-$0|
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