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California State University - Monterey Bay G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

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

How much will attending California State University - Monterey Bay cost you? Below you'll find a breakdown of the G.I. Bill® tuition assistance and more for CSUMB.

Why is the G.I. Bill® Important?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if CSUMB'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 California State University - Monterey Bay for no More Than $2,413

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 State University - Monterey Bay should not be more than $2,413.

Veteran Sticker Price$31,308
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$28,895
Total Out Of Pocket$2,413

Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by California State University - Monterey Bay 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$7,143
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$7,143
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 Participation Could Not Be Determined

Unfortunately, it looks like California State University - Monterey Bay does not participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program. If you have tuition and fees charges that are not covered by your Post-9/11 benefits, you will have to pay some tuition out of pocket unless you qualify for other financial aid.

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 State University - Monterey Bay 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 May Not Be Fully Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what California State University - Monterey Bay thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $41. 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$20,793
Post-9/11 Benefit$20,752
Total Out Of Pocket$41
A MHA of $2,594 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 State University - Monterey Bay estimates your expenses to be ($3,372).

Supplies Expenses$3,372
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$2,372
Not Happy With This College? Is California State University - Monterey Bay not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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