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Des Moines Area Community College G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to Des Moines Area Community College for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

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

Why is the G.I. Bill® Important?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Des Moines Area Community College'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.

Attend Des Moines Area Community College as a Veteran and Walk Away With at Least $298

Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (assuming you fully qualify), we expect your yearly benefits to exceed your cost to attend Des Moines Area Community College by at least $298.

Veteran Sticker Price$17,650
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$17,948
Total In Your Pocket$298

Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Des Moines Area Community 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$5,100
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$5,100
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 Des Moines Area Community 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

Per Credit Fees and the Active Duty Tuition Assistance Cap

With a per credit charge for in-state students of $170, Des Moines Area Community College falls below the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$170 per creditis below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$340 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 Des Moines Area Community 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 Des Moines Area Community College thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $168. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$11,680
Post-9/11 Benefit$11,848
Total In Your Pocket$168
A MHA of $1,481 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 Des Moines Area Community College estimates your expenses to be ($870).

Supplies Expenses$870
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total In Your Pocket$130
Not Happy With This College? Is Des Moines Area Community 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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