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Bluefield College G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

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

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

Why is the G.I. Bill® Important?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Bluefield 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 Bluefield College for no More Than $9,531

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Bluefield College should not be more than $9,531.

Veteran Sticker Price$40,238
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$30,707
Total Out Of Pocket$9,531

Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Bluefield College will not be fully covered. Bluefield College charges $27,570 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$27,570
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$20,235
Total Out Of Pocket$7,335
*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 With No Limitations

Bluefield 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.

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

Bluefield College awarded a total of $8,965 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 7 veterans for an average award of $1,281 ($2,561 after government matching).

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 $970, Bluefield College falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$970 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$970 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap

Your Living Expenses May Not Be Fully Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Bluefield College thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $2,756. 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$12,228
Post-9/11 Benefit$9,472
Total Out Of Pocket$2,756
A MHA of $1,184 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 Bluefield College estimates your expenses to be ($440).

Supplies Expenses$440
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total In Your Pocket$560
Not Happy With This College? Is Bluefield College not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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