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Cottey College G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

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

How much will you pay to attend Cottey College? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Cottey College 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 Cottey College 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 Cottey College for no More Than $3,235

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Cottey College should not be more than $3,235.

Veteran Sticker Price$33,894
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$30,659
Total Out Of Pocket$3,235

Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Cottey College will not be fully covered. Cottey College charges $22,770 a year for tuition and fees but your maximum Post-9/11 benefit is only $20,235. In order to make up the shortfall you will need some additional aid from the college and/or government.

Veteran Tuition And Fees$22,770
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$20,235
Total Out Of Pocket$2,535
*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 Cottey College 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 $550, Cottey College falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$550 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$550 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 Cottey College thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $600. 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$10,024
Post-9/11 Benefit$9,424
Total Out Of Pocket$600
A MHA of $1,178 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 Cottey College estimates your expenses to be ($1,100).

Supplies Expenses$1,100
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$100
Not Happy With This College? Is Cottey College 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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