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Berkshire Community College G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to Berkshire Community College for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

How much will attending Berkshire Community College cost you? Below you'll find a breakdown of the G.I. Bill® tuition assistance and more for Berkshire Community College.

What's in it for me?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Berkshire Community College's tuition is covered. Be sure to check out the G.I. Bill® information for each school you're considering because each school's coverage varies.

Veterans Typically Attend Berkshire Community College for no More Than $2,440

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Berkshire Community College should not be more than $2,440.

Veteran Sticker Price$22,892
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$20,452
Total Out Of Pocket$2,440

Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Berkshire Community College will be fully covered. You will not need to rely on a Yellow Ribbon award or institutional aid to cover these costs.

Veteran Tuition And Fees$5,492
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$5,492
Total In Your Pocket-$0
*Note: The tuition benefit is capped at the lessor of the actual tuition charged to you or $20,235.
Remember, some forms of aid such as Pell Grants are awarded in addition to your Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits so be sure to fill out your FASA forms.

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 Berkshire Community 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.

Remember, only veterans who qualify for full Post-9/11 benefits are eligible to participate in a Yellow Ribbon program.

Berkshire Community College awarded a total of $1,545 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 2 veterans for an average award of $772 ($1,545 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 Berkshire Community College. Remember, contributions from the college will be matched by the VA.

Degree LevelDivision or SchoolMax Number of StudentsMax Contribution (after matching)Tuition After Max Contribution
UndergraduateAll3$8,000$0

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 $223, Berkshire Community College falls below the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$223 per creditis below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$457 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Almost all public colleges treat full-time non-resident veterans as in-state students. You should check with Berkshire Community College to see if that policy is true for part-time students as well.

Your Living Expenses May Not Be Fully Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Berkshire Community College thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $2,240. 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$16,200
Post-9/11 Benefit$13,960
Total Out Of Pocket$2,240
A MHA of $1,745 is likely the largest benefit paid directly to you.

Your Books and Supplies are Not Fully Covered

Your book stipend of $1000 will not cover what Berkshire Community College estimates your expenses to be ($1,200).

Supplies Expenses$1,200
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$200
Not Happy With This College? Is Berkshire Community College not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
College Factual is not affiliated with the Department of Defense or any Military Service.

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