DigiPen Institute of Technology G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to Digipen for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

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

Why is the G.I. Bill® Important?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Digipen'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 DigiPen Institute of Technology for no More Than $4,590

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend DigiPen Institute of Technology should not be more than $4,590.

Veteran Sticker Price$48,017
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$43,427
Total Out Of Pocket$4,590

Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by DigiPen Institute of Technology will not be fully covered. DigiPen Institute of Technology charges $33,700 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$33,700
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$20,235
Total Out Of Pocket$13,465
*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 Participant But With Limitations

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. While DigiPen Institute of Technology participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, it places some limitations on the awards it grants, so your participation in this program is not guaranteed.

Remember, only veterans who qualify for full Post-9/11 benefits are eligible to participate in a Yellow Ribbon program.

DigiPen Institute of Technology awarded a total of $147,512 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 43 veterans for an average award of $3,431 ($6,861 after government matching).

The following table may show you how likely you are to have outstanding tuition costs covered by the Yellow Ribbon Program at DigiPen Institute of Technology. Remember, contributions from the college will be matched by the VA.

Degree LevelDivision or SchoolMax Number of StudentsMax Contribution (after matching)Tuition After Max Contribution
UndergraduateAll70$10,000$3,465
MastersAll5$10,000$3,465

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 $1,087, DigiPen Institute of Technology falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$1,087 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$1,087 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap

Your Living Expenses Likely Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what DigiPen Institute of Technology thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $9,088. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$13,104
Post-9/11 Benefit$22,192
Total In Your Pocket$9,088
A MHA of $2,774 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 DigiPen Institute of Technology estimates your expenses to be ($1,213).

Supplies Expenses$1,213
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$213
Not Happy With This College? Is DigiPen Institute of Technology not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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