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East - West University - Chicago G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to East - West University - Chicago for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

How much will attending East - West University cost you? Below you'll find a breakdown of the G.I. Bill® tuition assistance and more for East - West University - Chicago.

What's in it for me?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if East - West University - Chicago'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 East - West University as a Veteran and Walk Away With at Least $1,559

Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (assuming you fully qualify), we expect your yearly benefits to exceed your cost to attend East - West University by at least $1,559.

Veteran Sticker Price$36,900
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$38,459
Total In Your Pocket$1,559

Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by East - West University will not be fully covered. East - West University charges $22,650 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$22,650
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$20,235
Total Out Of Pocket$2,415
*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 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 East - West University 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.

The following table may show you how likely you are to have outstanding tuition costs covered by the Yellow Ribbon Program at East - West University. 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

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 $710, East - West University falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$710 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$710 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap

Your Living Expenses Likely Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what East - West University thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $4,474. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$12,750
Post-9/11 Benefit$17,224
Total In Your Pocket$4,474
A MHA of $2,153 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 East - West University estimates your expenses to be ($1,500).

Supplies Expenses$1,500
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$500
Not Happy With This College? Is East - West University not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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