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California College of the Arts G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to California College of the Arts for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

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

Why is the G.I. Bill® Important?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if California College of the Arts' 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 California College of the Arts for no More Than $23,225

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend California College of the Arts should not be more than $23,225.

Veteran Sticker Price$72,148
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$48,923
Total Out Of Pocket$23,225

Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by California College of the Arts will not be fully covered. California College of the Arts charges $51,137 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$51,137
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$20,235
Total Out Of Pocket$30,902
*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 California College of the Arts 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.

California College of the Arts awarded a total of $71,626 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 7 veterans for an average award of $10,232 ($20,465 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 California College of the Arts. 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

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 $2,108, California College of the Arts falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$2,108 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$2,108 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap

Your Living Expenses Likely Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what California College of the Arts thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $8,177. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$19,511
Post-9/11 Benefit$27,688
Total In Your Pocket$8,177
A MHA of $3,461 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 California College of the Arts estimates your expenses to be ($1,500).

Supplies Expenses$1,500
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$500
Not Happy With This College? Is California College of the Arts not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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