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Central Connecticut State University G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to Central Connecticut State University for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

How much will attending CCSU cost you? Below you'll find a breakdown of the G.I. Bill® tuition assistance and more for Central Connecticut State University.

What's in it for me?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Central Connecticut State University'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.

Attend Central Connecticut State University as a Veteran and Walk Away With at Least $572

Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (assuming you fully qualify), we expect your yearly benefits to exceed your cost to attend Central Connecticut State University by at least $572.

Veteran Sticker Price$28,074
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$28,646
Total In Your Pocket$572

Public College Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you live in Connecticut and you qualify for full benefits, your tuition and fees will be covered by your Post-9/11 benefits. If you live outside of Connecticut and it has been less than three years since your discharge Central Connecticut State University will consider you an in-state student anyways and you will be fully covered.

Veteran Tuition And Fees$11,502
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$11,502
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 Central Connecticut 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.

Central Connecticut State University awarded a total of $7,594 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 3 veterans for an average award of $2,532 ($5,063 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 Central Connecticut 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

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 $567, Central Connecticut State University falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$567 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$581 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 Central Connecticut 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 Central Connecticut State University thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $1,172. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$14,972
Post-9/11 Benefit$16,144
Total In Your Pocket$1,172
A MHA of $2,018 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 Central Connecticut State University estimates your expenses to be ($1,600).

Supplies Expenses$1,600
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$600
Not Happy With This College? Is Central Connecticut State University not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
College Factual is not affiliated with the Department of Defense or any Military Service.

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