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California Institute of Technology G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

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

How much will you pay to attend California Institute of Technology? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Caltech 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 Caltech 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 California Institute of Technology for no More Than $30,682

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 Institute of Technology should not be more than $30,682.

Veteran Sticker Price$79,509
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$48,827
Total Out Of Pocket$30,682

Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by California Institute of Technology will not be fully covered. California Institute of Technology charges $56,862 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$56,862
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$20,235
Total Out Of Pocket$36,627
*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 Institute of Technology 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 Institute of Technology awarded a total of $2,000 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 1 veterans for an average award of $2,000 ($4,000 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 Institute of Technology. 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

We wanted to talk to you about the per credit fees at California Institute of Technology and whether or not they fall below the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel. This information was not available.

Your Living Expenses Likely Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what California Institute of Technology thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $6,373. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$21,219
Post-9/11 Benefit$27,592
Total In Your Pocket$6,373
A MHA of $3,449 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 Institute of Technology estimates your expenses to be ($1,428).

Supplies Expenses$1,428
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$428
Not Happy With This College? Is California Institute of Technology not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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