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Columbia College Missouri G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

How Much of Columbia College Missouri's Tuition Will the G.I. Bill® Cover?

How much will you pay to attend Columbia College Missouri? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Columbia College Missouri the GI Bill® will cover.

Isn't G.I. Bill® Coverage All the Same?

Did you know that G.I. Bill® funding has a cap? Below you'll find out if the entire cost of attendance at Columbia College Missouri 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 Columbia College for no More Than $4,778

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 College should not be more than $4,778.

Veteran Sticker Price$26,076
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$21,298
Total Out Of Pocket$4,778

Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Columbia 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$11,762
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$11,762
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 Participant With No Limitations

Columbia College 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.

Columbia College awarded a total of $3,290 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 2 veterans for an average award of $1,645 ($3,290 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 $342, Columbia College falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$342 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$342 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 Columbia College thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $4,540. 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$13,076
Post-9/11 Benefit$8,536
Total Out Of Pocket$4,540
A MHA of $1,067 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 Columbia College estimates your expenses to be ($1,238).

Supplies Expenses$1,238
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$238
Not Happy With This College? Is Columbia College not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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