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Big Bend Community College G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

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

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

What's in it for me?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Big Bend 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 Big Bend Community College for no More Than $3,322

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Big Bend Community College should not be more than $3,322.

Veteran Sticker Price$19,790
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$16,468
Total Out Of Pocket$3,322

Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Big Bend 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$4,484
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$4,484
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 Participation Could Not Be Determined

Unfortunately, it looks like Big Bend Community College does not participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program. If you have tuition and fees charges that are not covered by your Post-9/11 benefits, you will have to pay some tuition out of pocket unless you qualify for other financial aid.

Questions to Ask the Admissions Department

Per Credit Fees and the Active Duty Tuition Assistance Cap

With a per credit charge for in-state students of $113, Big Bend Community College falls below the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$113 per creditis below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$128 per creditis below tuition assistance cap
Almost all public colleges treat full-time non-resident veterans as in-state students. You should check with Big Bend 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 Big Bend Community College thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $3,392. 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$14,376
Post-9/11 Benefit$10,984
Total Out Of Pocket$3,392
A MHA of $1,373 is likely the largest benefit paid directly to you.

Your Books and Supplies are Likely Covered

Your book stipend of $1000 more than covers what Big Bend Community College estimates your expenses to be ($930).

Supplies Expenses$930
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total In Your Pocket$70
Not Happy With This College? Is Big Bend Community College not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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