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Culinary Institute of America G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to Culinary Institute of America for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

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

What's in it for me?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Culinary Institute of America'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 Culinary Institute of America for no More Than $13,589

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Culinary Institute of America should not be more than $13,589.

Veteran Sticker Price$51,376
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$37,787
Total Out Of Pocket$13,589

Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Culinary Institute of America will not be fully covered. Culinary Institute of America charges $34,650 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$34,650
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$20,235
Total Out Of Pocket$14,415
*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 Culinary Institute of America 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.

Culinary Institute of America awarded a total of $508,700 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 65 veterans for an average award of $7,826 ($15,652 after government matching).

Questions to Ask the Admissions Department

Per Credit Fees and the Active Duty Tuition Assistance Cap

We wanted to talk to you about the per credit fees at Culinary Institute of America and whether or not they fall below the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel. This information was not available.

Your Living Expenses Likely Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Culinary Institute of America thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $826. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$15,726
Post-9/11 Benefit$16,552
Total In Your Pocket$826
A MHA of $2,069 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 Culinary Institute of America estimates your expenses to be ($1,000).

Supplies Expenses$1,000
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total In Your Pocket-$0
Not Happy With This College? Is Culinary Institute of America not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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