Bridgewater State University G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

How Much of Bridgewater State's Tuition Will the G.I. Bill® Cover?

How much will you pay to attend Bridgewater State University? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Bridgewater State 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 Bridgewater State 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!

Attend Bridgewater State University as a Veteran and Walk Away With at Least $2,528

Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (assuming you fully qualify), we expect your yearly benefits to exceed your cost to attend Bridgewater State University by at least $2,528.

Veteran Sticker Price$29,164
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$31,692
Total In Your Pocket$2,528

Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Bridgewater State University 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$10,732
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$10,732
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 Bridgewater State University 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.

Bridgewater State University awarded a total of $16,829 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 8 veterans for an average award of $2,104 ($4,207 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 Bridgewater State University. 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
UndergraduateAll10unlimited$0
GraduateAll10unlimited$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 $468, Bridgewater State University falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$468 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$724 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 Bridgewater State University to see if that policy is true for part-time students as well.

Your Living Expenses Likely Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Bridgewater State University thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $2,528. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$17,432
Post-9/11 Benefit$19,960
Total In Your Pocket$2,528
A MHA of $2,495 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 Bridgewater State University estimates your expenses to be ($1,000).

Supplies Expenses$1,000
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total In Your Pocket-$0
Not Happy With This College? Is Bridgewater State University not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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