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Clarkson University G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

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

How much will you pay to attend Clarkson University? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Clarkson 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 Clarkson 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 Clarkson University for no More Than $40,417

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Clarkson University should not be more than $40,417.

Veteran Sticker Price$72,516
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$32,099
Total Out Of Pocket$40,417

Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Clarkson University will not be fully covered. Clarkson University charges $52,724 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$52,724
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$20,235
Total Out Of Pocket$32,489
*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 With No Limitations

Clarkson University participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program and does not place limitations on the awards it grants. You must still apply for and be accepted so contact the college. 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 that should result in no out of pocket costs related to tuition and fees.

Remember, only veterans who qualify for full Post-9/11 benefits are eligible to participate in a Yellow Ribbon program.

Clarkson University awarded a total of $416,811 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 38 veterans for an average award of $10,969 ($21,937 after government matching).

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 $1,715, Clarkson University falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$1,715 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$1,715 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap

Your Living Expenses May Not Be Fully Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Clarkson University thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $7,482. 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$18,346
Post-9/11 Benefit$10,864
Total Out Of Pocket$7,482
A MHA of $1,358 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 Clarkson University estimates your expenses to be ($1,446).

Supplies Expenses$1,446
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$446
Not Happy With This College? Is Clarkson University not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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