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Eastern Connecticut State University G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to Eastern Connecticut State University for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

How much will attending ECSU cost you? Below you'll find a breakdown of the G.I. Bill® tuition assistance and more for Eastern Connecticut State University.

What's in it for me?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Eastern Connecticut State University'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 Eastern Connecticut State University as a Veteran and Walk Away With at Least $684

Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (assuming you fully qualify), we expect your yearly benefits to exceed your cost to attend Eastern Connecticut State University by at least $684.

Veteran Sticker Price$25,620
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$26,304
Total In Your Pocket$684

Public College Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you live in Connecticut and you qualify for full benefits, your tuition and fees will be covered by your Post-9/11 benefits. If you live outside of Connecticut and it has been less than three years since your discharge Eastern Connecticut State University will consider you an in-state student anyways and you will be fully covered.

Veteran Tuition And Fees$12,304
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$12,304
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 Program

It appears as though Eastern Connecticut State University 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.

Eastern Connecticut State University awarded a total of $13,061 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 3 veterans for an average award of $4,354 ($8,707 after government matching).

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 $578, Eastern Connecticut State University falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$578 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$578 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 Eastern Connecticut State University 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 Eastern Connecticut State University thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $484. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$12,516
Post-9/11 Benefit$13,000
Total In Your Pocket$484
A MHA of $1,625 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 Eastern Connecticut State University estimates your expenses to be ($800).

Supplies Expenses$800
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total In Your Pocket$200
Not Happy With This College? Is Eastern Connecticut State University 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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