Will You go to College of Charleston for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?
How much will attending C of C cost you? Below you'll find a breakdown of the G.I. Bill® tuition assistance and more for College of Charleston.
What's in it for me?
G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if College of Charleston'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 College of Charleston for no More Than $93
If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend College of Charleston should not be more than $93.
|Veteran Sticker Price||$29,648|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits||$29,555|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$93|
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 College of Charleston will consider you an in-state student anyways and you will be fully covered.
|Veteran Tuition And Fees||$12,939|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*||$12,939|
|Total In Your Pocket||-$0|
|*Note: The tuition benefit is capped at the lessor of the actual tuition charged to you or $20,235.|
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 College of Charleston participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, it places some limitations on the awards it grants, so your participation in this program is not guaranteed.
College of Charleston awarded a total of $8,750 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 4 veterans for an average award of $2,188 ($4,375 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 College of Charleston. Remember, contributions from the college will be matched by the VA.
|Degree Level||Division or School||Max Number of Students||Max Contribution (after matching)||Tuition After Max Contribution|
Questions to Ask the Admissions Department
- Which programs and majors (if any) participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program and how do I apply?
Per Credit Fees and the Active Duty Tuition Assistance Cap
With a per credit charge for in-state students of $522, College of Charleston falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.
|Below Cap for State Residents?||$522 per credit|
|Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?||$1,369 per credit|
Your Living Expenses Likely Covered
After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what College of Charleston thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $143. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!
|Off Campus Living Expenses||$15,473|
|Total In Your Pocket||$143|
Your Books and Supplies are Not Fully Covered
Your book stipend of $1000 will not cover what College of Charleston estimates your expenses to be ($1,236).
|Total Out Of Pocket||$236|
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