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Colorado State University - Fort Collins G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to Colorado State for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

How much will attending Colorado State University - Fort Collins cost you? Below you'll find a breakdown of the G.I. Bill® tuition assistance and more for Colorado State.

Why is the G.I. Bill® Important?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Colorado State'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 Colorado State University - Fort Collins as a Veteran and Walk Away With at Least $1,087

Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (assuming you fully qualify), we expect your yearly benefits to exceed your cost to attend Colorado State University - Fort Collins by at least $1,087.

Veteran Sticker Price$26,119
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$27,206
Total In Your Pocket$1,087

Public College Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

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

Veteran Tuition And Fees$11,814
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$11,814
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

It appears as though Colorado State University - Fort Collins participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, but we could not determine if there are restrictions of this participation. 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 so check with the college.

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

Colorado State University - Fort Collins awarded a total of $457,775 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 68 veterans for an average award of $6,732 ($13,464 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 $428, Colorado State University - Fort Collins falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$428 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$1,407 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 Colorado State University - Fort Collins 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 Colorado State University - Fort Collins thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $1,287. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$13,105
Post-9/11 Benefit$14,392
Total In Your Pocket$1,287
A MHA of $1,799 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 Colorado State University - Fort Collins estimates your expenses to be ($1,200).

Supplies Expenses$1,200
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$200
Not Happy With This College? Is Colorado State University - Fort Collins 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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