Community College of Philadelphia G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to Community College of Philadelphia for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

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

What's in it for me?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Community College of Philadelphia'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 Community College of Philadelphia for no More Than $2,732

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Community College of Philadelphia should not be more than $2,732.

Veteran Sticker Price$29,092
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$26,360
Total Out Of Pocket$2,732

Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Community College of Philadelphia 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$8,592
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$8,592
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 Participation Could Not Be Determined

Unfortunately, it looks like Community College of Philadelphia does not participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program. If you have tuition and fees charges that are not covered by your Post-9/11 benefits, you will have to pay some tuition out of pocket unless you qualify for other financial aid.

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 $318, Community College of Philadelphia falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$318 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$477 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 Community College of Philadelphia 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 Community College of Philadelphia thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $1,332. 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$18,100
Post-9/11 Benefit$16,768
Total Out Of Pocket$1,332
A MHA of $2,096 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 Community College of Philadelphia estimates your expenses to be ($2,400).

Supplies Expenses$2,400
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$1,400
Not Happy With This College? Is Community College of Philadelphia not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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