How Much of EIU's Tuition Will the G.I. Bill® Cover?
How much will you pay to attend Eastern Illinois University? Below you can review how much of your expenses at EIU 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 EIU 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 Eastern Illinois University as a Veteran and Walk Away With at Least $162
Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (assuming you fully qualify), we expect your yearly benefits to exceed your cost to attend Eastern Illinois University by at least $162.
|Veteran Sticker Price||$24,034|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits||$24,196|
|Total In Your Pocket||$162|
Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits
If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Eastern Illinois University 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||$11,804|
|Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*||$11,804|
|Total In Your Pocket||-$0|
|*Note: The tuition benefit is capped at the lessor of the actual tuition charged to you or $20,235.|
Yellow Ribbon Participation Could Not Be Determined
Unfortunately, it looks like Eastern Illinois University 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 $299, Eastern Illinois University falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.
|Below Cap for State Residents?||$299 per credit|
|Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?||$367 per credit|
Your Living Expenses May Not Be Fully Covered
After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Eastern Illinois University thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $688. It is possible that your actual living expenses will be covered if you live more frugally than what the college expects.
|Off Campus Living Expenses||$12,080|
|Total Out Of Pocket||$688|
Your Books and Supplies are Likely Covered
Your book stipend of $1000 more than covers what Eastern Illinois University estimates your expenses to be ($150).
|Total In Your Pocket||$850|
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