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Capella University G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

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

How much will you pay to attend Capella University? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Capella University the GI Bill® will cover.

Isn't G.I. Bill® Coverage All the Same?

Did you know that G.I. Bill® funding has a cap? Below you'll find out if the entire cost of attendance at Capella University 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 Capella University as a Veteran and Walk Away With at Least $8,738

Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (assuming you fully qualify), we expect your yearly benefits to exceed your cost to attend Capella University by at least $8,738.

Veteran Sticker Price$21,042
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$29,780
Total In Your Pocket$8,738

Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Capella 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$14,148
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$14,148
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 Capella 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.

Capella University awarded a total of $3,889 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 4 veterans for an average award of $972 ($1,944 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 Capella 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

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 $393, Capella University falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$393 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$393 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap

Your Living Expenses Likely Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Capella University thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $8,167. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$6,465
Post-9/11 Benefit$14,632
Total In Your Pocket$8,167
A MHA of $1,829 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 Capella University estimates your expenses to be ($429).

Supplies Expenses$429
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total In Your Pocket$571
Not Happy With This College? Is Capella University not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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