How Much of Bates College's Tuition Will the G.I. Bill® Cover?
How much will you pay to attend Bates? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Bates 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 Bates 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 Bates College for no More Than $38,511
If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Bates College should not be more than $38,511.
|Veteran Sticker Price||$73,538|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits||$35,027|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$38,511|
Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits
Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Bates College will not be fully covered. Bates College charges $55,683 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||$55,683|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*||$20,235|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$35,448|
|*Note: The tuition benefit is capped at the lessor of the actual tuition charged to you or $20,235.|
Yellow Ribbon Program Participant But With Limitations
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. While Bates College participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, it places some limitations on the awards it grants, so your participation in this program is not guaranteed.
Bates College awarded a total of $43,500 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 3 veterans for an average award of $14,500 ($29,000 after government matching).
The following table may show you how likely you are to have outstanding tuition costs covered by the Yellow Ribbon Program at Bates College. Remember, contributions from the college will be matched by the VA.
|Degree Level||Division or School||Max Number of Students||Max Contribution (after matching)||Tuition After Max Contribution|
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 Bates 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 Bates College thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $3,163. 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||$16,955|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$3,163|
Your Books and Supplies are Likely Covered
Your book stipend of $1000 more than covers what Bates College estimates your expenses to be ($900).
|Total In Your Pocket||$100|
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