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Widener University G.I. Bill® Tuition Assistance

How Much of Widener's Tuition Will the G.I. Bill® Cover?

How much will you pay to attend Widener University? Below you can review how much of your expenses at Widener 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 Widener 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 Widener University for no More Than $22,524

If you qualify for full benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® we estimate that your yearly out of pocket cost to attend Widener University should not be more than $22,524.

Veteran Sticker Price$60,527
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefits$38,003
Total Out Of Pocket$22,524

Private College Tuition Not Covered by GI Bill® Benefits

Even if you qualify for full benefits, the tuition and fees charged by Widener University will not be fully covered. Widener University charges $48,575 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$48,575
Guaranteed Post-9/11 Benefit*$20,235
Total Out Of Pocket$28,340
*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 Widener 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.

Widener University awarded a total of $50,665 in Yellow Ribbon benefits last year. This was split among 9 veterans for an average award of $5,629 ($11,259 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 $1,592, Widener University falls above the tuition assistance cap of $250 for active duty personnel.

Below Cap for State Residents?$1,592 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap
Below Cap for Non Residents (Out of State)?$1,592 per creditis not below tuition assistance cap

Your Living Expenses Likely Covered

After applying eight months of your assumed MHA against what Widener University thinks your living expenses should be, we see a potential credit in your favor of $6,148. It is possible that your living expenses will be more than covered!

Off Campus Living Expenses$10,620
Post-9/11 Benefit$16,768
Total In Your Pocket$6,148
A MHA of $2,096 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 Widener University estimates your expenses to be ($1,332).

Supplies Expenses$1,332
Post-9/11 Benefit$1,000
Total Out Of Pocket$332
Not Happy With This College? Is Widener University not living up to its commitments? File a complaint with the VA.
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