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Rutgers University - New Brunswick G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

How Much of Rutgers New Brunswick's Tuition Will the G.I. Bill® Cover?

How much will you pay to attend Rutgers University - New Brunswick? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Rutgers New Brunswick 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 Rutgers New Brunswick 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!

Veterans Typically Attend Rutgers University - New Brunswick for no More Than $5,177

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Rutgers University - New Brunswick should not be more than $5,177.

Veteran Sticker Price$39,700
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$34,523
Total Out Of Pocket$5,177

Public College Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

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

Veteran Tuition And Fees$15,003
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$15,003
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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick 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.

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 $394, Rutgers University - New Brunswick falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$394 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$942 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential shortfall of $4,827. 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$23,347
Post-9/11 Benefit$18,520
Total Out Of Pocket$4,827
A MHA of $2,315 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick estimates your expenses to be ($1,350).

Supplies Expenses$1,350
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$350
Not Happy With This College? Is Rutgers University - New Brunswick not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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