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University at Buffalo G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

How Much of University at Buffalo's Tuition Will the G.I. Bill® Cover?

How much will you pay to attend University at Buffalo? Below you can review how much of your expenses at University at Buffalo 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 University at Buffalo 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 University at Buffalo as a Veteran and Walk Away With at Least $178

Thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (assuming you fully qualify), we expect your yearly benefits to exceed your cost to attend University at Buffalo by at least $178.

Veteran Sticker Price$28,668
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$28,846
Total In Your Pocket$178

Public College Tuition Fully Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

If you live in New York 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 York and it has been less than three years since your discharge University at Buffalo will consider you an in-state student anyways and you will be fully covered.

Veteran Tuition And Fees$10,526
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$10,526
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 University at Buffalo 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

With a per credit charge for in-state students of $295, University at Buffalo falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$295 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$1,031 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 University at Buffalo to see if that policy is true for part-time students as well.

Your Living Expenses Likely Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what University at Buffalo thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $380. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$16,940
Post-9/11 Benefit$17,320
Total In Your Pocket$380
A MHA of $2,165 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 University at Buffalo estimates your expenses to be ($1,202).

Supplies Expenses$1,202
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$202
Not Happy With This College? Is University at Buffalo not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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