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Dakota County Technical College G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

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

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

Do I Really Need to do Research About the G.I. Bill®?

Did you know that G.I. Bill® funding has a cap? Below you'll find out if the entire cost of attendance at Dakota County Technical 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!

Attend Dakota County Technical College as a Veteran and Walk Away With at Least $1,550

Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (assuming you fully qualify), we expect your yearly benefits to exceed your cost to attend Dakota County Technical College by at least $1,550.

Veteran Sticker Price$20,023
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$21,573
Total In Your Pocket$1,550

Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Dakota County Technical 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$5,941
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$5,941
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 Dakota County Technical 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 $179, Dakota County Technical College falls below the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$179 per creditis below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$179 per creditis below tuition assistance cap
Almost all public colleges treat full-time non-resident veterans as in-state students. You should check with Dakota County Technical College to see if that policy is true for part-time students as well.

Your Living Expenses Likely Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Dakota County Technical College thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $1,750. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$12,882
Post-9/11 Benefit$14,632
Total In Your Pocket$1,750
A MHA of $1,829 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 Dakota County Technical College estimates your expenses to be ($1,200).

Supplies Expenses$1,200
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$200
Not Happy With This College? Is Dakota County Technical 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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