Will You go to College of Western Idaho for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?
How much will attending College of Western Idaho cost you? Below you'll find a breakdown of the G.I. Bill® tuition assistance and more for College of Western Idaho.
Why is the G.I. Bill® Important?
G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if College of Western Idaho'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 Western Idaho for no More Than $584
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 Western Idaho should not be more than $584.
|Veteran Sticker Price||$16,544|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits||$15,960|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$584|
Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits
If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by College of Western Idaho 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||$4,336|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*||$4,336|
|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 Western Idaho participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, it places some limitations on the awards it grants, so your participation in this program is not guaranteed.
The following table may show you how likely you are to have outstanding tuition costs covered by the Yellow Ribbon Program at College of Western Idaho. 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 $189, College of Western Idaho falls below the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.
|Below Cap for State Residents?||$189 per credit|
|Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?||$306 per credit|
Your Living Expenses May Not Be Fully Covered
After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what College of Western Idaho thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $48. 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||$10,672|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$48|
Your Books and Supplies are Not Fully Covered
Your book stipend of $1000 will not cover what College of Western Idaho estimates your expenses to be ($1,536).
|Total Out Of Pocket||$536|
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