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Hardin - Simmons University G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

Will You go to Hardin - Simmons University for Free Thanks to the G.I. Bill®?

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

What's in it for me?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Hardin - Simmons 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.

Veterans Typically Attend Hardin - Simmons University for no More Than $13,197

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Hardin - Simmons University should not be more than $13,197.

Veteran Sticker Price$45,080
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$31,883
Total Out Of Pocket$13,197

Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Hardin - Simmons University will not be fully covered. Hardin - Simmons University charges $31,364 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$31,364
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$20,235
Total Out Of Pocket$11,129
*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 Hardin - Simmons 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.

Hardin - Simmons University awarded a total of $6,128 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 4 veterans for an average award of $1,532 ($3,064 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 $935, Hardin - Simmons University falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$935 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$935 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap

Your Living Expenses May Not Be Fully Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Hardin - Simmons University thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $2,268. 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$12,916
Post-9/11 Benefit$10,648
Total Out Of Pocket$2,268
A MHA of $1,331 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 Hardin - Simmons 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 Hardin - Simmons University not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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