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Columbia Basin College G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to Columbia Basin College for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

How much will attending Columbia Basin College cost you? Below you'll find a breakdown of the G.I. Bill® tuition assistance and more for Columbia Basin College.

What's in it for me?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Columbia Basin College'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 Columbia Basin College for no More Than $215

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Columbia Basin College should not be more than $215.

Veteran Sticker Price$19,970
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$19,755
Total Out Of Pocket$215

Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Columbia Basin College 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$5,755
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$5,755
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 Columbia Basin College 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.

Columbia Basin College awarded a total of $1,398 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 2 veterans for an average award of $699 ($1,398 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 $127, Columbia Basin College falls below the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$127 per creditis below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$182 per creditis below tuition assistance cap
Almost all public colleges treat full-time non-resident veterans as in-state students. You should check with Columbia Basin College 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 Columbia Basin College thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $375. 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$13,375
Post-9/11 Benefit$13,000
Total Out Of Pocket$375
A MHA of $1,625 is likely the largest benefit paid directly to you.

Your Books and Supplies are Likely Covered

Your book stipend of $1000 more than covers what Columbia Basin College estimates your expenses to be ($840).

Supplies Expenses$840
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total In Your Pocket$160
Not Happy With This College? Is Columbia Basin College not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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