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Citadel Military College of South Carolina G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

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

How much will you pay to attend Citadel Military College of South Carolina? Below you can review how much of your expenses at The Citadel 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 The Citadel 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 Citadel Military College of South Carolina for no More Than $19,427

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Citadel Military College of South Carolina should not be more than $19,427.

Veteran Sticker Price$48,447
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$29,020
Total Out Of Pocket$19,427

Public College Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

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

Veteran Tuition And Fees$12,620
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$12,620
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 Citadel Military College of South Carolina 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.

Citadel Military College of South Carolina awarded a total of $44,919 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 12 veterans for an average award of $3,743 ($7,487 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 Citadel Military College of South Carolina. 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 $488, Citadel Military College of South Carolina falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$488 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$925 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 Citadel Military College of South Carolina to see if that policy is true for part-time students as well.

Your Living Expenses May Not Be Fully Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Citadel Military College of South Carolina thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $12,283. 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$27,683
Post-9/11 Benefit$15,400
Total Out Of Pocket$12,283
A MHA of $1,925 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 Citadel Military College of South Carolina estimates your expenses to be ($8,144).

Supplies Expenses$8,144
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$7,144
Not Happy With This College? Is Citadel Military College of South Carolina not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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