How Much of Bard's Tuition Will the G.I. Bill® Cover?
How much will you pay to attend Bard College? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Bard the GI Bill® will cover.
Do I Really Need to do Research About the G.I. Bill®?
Did you know that G.I. Bill® funding has a cap? Below you'll find out if the entire cost of attendance at Bard 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 Bard College for no More Than $33,099
If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Bard College should not be more than $33,099.
|Veteran Sticker Price||$70,886|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits||$37,787|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$33,099|
Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits
Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Bard College will not be fully covered. Bard College charges $56,036 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||$56,036|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*||$20,235|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$35,801|
|*Note: The tuition benefit is capped at the lessor of the actual tuition charged to you or $20,235.|
Yellow Ribbon Program
It appears as though Bard College participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, but we could not determine if there are restrictions of this participation. 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 so check with the college.
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
With a per credit charge for in-state students of $1,736, Bard College falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.
|Below Cap for State Residents?||$1,736 per credit|
|Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?||$1,736 per credit|
Your Living Expenses Likely Covered
After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Bard College thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $2,802. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!
|Off Campus Living Expenses||$13,750|
|Total In Your Pocket||$2,802|
Your Books and Supplies are Not Fully Covered
Your book stipend of $1000 will not cover what Bard College estimates your expenses to be ($1,100).
|Total Out Of Pocket||$100|