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San Diego State University G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

How Much of San Diego State University's Tuition Will the G.I. Bill® Cover?

How much will you pay to attend SDSU? Below you can review how much of your expenses at San Diego State University the GI Bill® will cover.

Isn't G.I. Bill® Coverage All the Same?

Did you know that G.I. Bill® funding has a cap? Below you'll find out if the entire cost of attendance at San Diego State University 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 San Diego State University as a Veteran and Walk Away With at Least $6,898

Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (assuming you fully qualify), we expect your yearly benefits to exceed your cost to attend San Diego State University by at least $6,898.

Veteran Sticker Price$26,174
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$33,072
Total In Your Pocket$6,898

Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by San Diego State 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$7,720
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$7,720
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 Participation Could Not Be Determined

Unfortunately, it looks like San Diego State 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

Per Credit Fees and the Active Duty Tuition Assistance Cap

We wanted to talk to you about the per credit fees at San Diego State University and whether or not they fall below the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel. This information was not available.

Your Living Expenses Likely Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what San Diego State University thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $6,977. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$17,375
Post-9/11 Benefit$24,352
Total In Your Pocket$6,977
A MHA of $3,044 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 San Diego State University estimates your expenses to be ($1,079).

Supplies Expenses$1,079
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$79
Not Happy With This College? Is San Diego State University not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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