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Briar Cliff University G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

How Much of Briar Cliff's Tuition Will the G.I. Bill® Cover?

How much will you pay to attend Briar Cliff University? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Briar Cliff 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 Briar Cliff 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 Briar Cliff University for no More Than $15,589

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Briar Cliff University should not be more than $15,589.

Veteran Sticker Price$47,208
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$31,619
Total Out Of Pocket$15,589

Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Briar Cliff University will not be fully covered. Briar Cliff University charges $33,308 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$33,308
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$20,235
Total Out Of Pocket$13,073
*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

Briar Cliff University 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.

Briar Cliff University awarded a total of $7,760 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 2 veterans for an average award of $3,880 ($7,760 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 $1,065, Briar Cliff University falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$1,065 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$1,065 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 Briar Cliff University thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $2,196. 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$12,580
Post-9/11 Benefit$10,384
Total Out Of Pocket$2,196
A MHA of $1,298 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 Briar Cliff University estimates your expenses to be ($1,320).

Supplies Expenses$1,320
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$320
Not Happy With This College? Is Briar Cliff University not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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