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Indiana University - Bloomington G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

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

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

What's in it for me?

G.I. Bill® Tuition assistance is limited. Check out below if Indiana University - Bloomington'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 Indiana University - Bloomington for no More Than $3,150

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Indiana University - Bloomington should not be more than $3,150.

Veteran Sticker Price$26,187
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$23,037
Total Out Of Pocket$3,150

Public College Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

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

Veteran Tuition And Fees$11,221
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$11,221
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 Indiana University - Bloomington 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.

Indiana University - Bloomington awarded a total of $171,076 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 20 veterans for an average award of $8,554 ($17,108 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 $307, Indiana University - Bloomington falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$307 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$1,131 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 Indiana University - Bloomington to see if that policy is true for part-time students as well.

Your Living Expenses May Not Be Fully Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Indiana University - Bloomington thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $3,220. 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$14,036
Post-9/11 Benefit$10,816
Total Out Of Pocket$3,220
A MHA of $1,352 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 Indiana University - Bloomington estimates your expenses to be ($930).

Supplies Expenses$930
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total In Your Pocket$70
Not Happy With This College? Is Indiana University - Bloomington not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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