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2022-2023 GI Bill Tuition Rates Out Now!

If you are planning to take courses in the Fall 2022 term, then you need to know how much your Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits will pay. The 2022-2023 GI Bill rates are the best place to start.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) just released the maximum tuition and fee rates for the upcoming academic year, so check it out.

Increase In GI Bill Max Tuition & Fees

The VA will use the maximum entitlement charge amounts for any training taken under the Post-9/11 GI Bill beginning on or after August 1, 2022. The following rates are effective until July 31, 2023:

Post-9/11 GI Bill Maximum Tuition & Fee Amounts

Type of School Actual Net Cost of Tuition & Fees, Not to Exceed
Public In-State / Resident Charge
Private & Foreign $26,381.37
Flight $15,075.05
Correspondence $12,813.78

Keep in mind, if you are attending a public Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) as a non-resident student, and the tuition is more expensive than the annual cap listed in the table, then you may be eligible for extra payment under the Yellow Ribbon program. The same applies to non-resident students at private IHLs.

Additionally, you may qualify for in-state tuition rates if you live in the state where the school is located. Your formal state of residence does not preclude you from receiving in-state tuition in this situation.

Post-9/11 Entitlement Charge Amount for Tests

Licensing & Certification Tests Entitlement will be prorated based on the actual amount of the fee charged for the test relative to the rate of $2,200.96 for one month. The maximum reimbursable amount for licensing and certification tests is $2,000.
National Tests Entitlement will be prorated based on the actual amount of the fee charged for the test relative to the rate of $2,200.96 for one month. There is no maximum reimbursable amount for national tests.

Additional Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits

Military Housing Allowance (MHA)

Don’t forget, you may be eligible to receive a Monthly Housing Allowance while using the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The amount you receive depends on a number of factors specific to you, so the best way to find your housing rate is to use the CollegeRecon BAH Calculator.

Book Stipend

You could receive up to $1,000 for books and supplies each year. The actual amount you receive is based on your enrollment.

Rural Benefit

You may be eligible to receive a one-time $500 payment if you are relocating from a highly rural area, and either:

  1. Physically relocate at least 500 miles to attend school, or
  2. Travel by air to attend school of no other land-based transportation exists.

Plan For Success

Planning is key when it comes to successfully completing your chosen academic program. Knowing how much your benefit will pay allows you to know how far you can go.

Keep in mind, these are just the limits of the Post-9/11 GI Bill payments. It does not factor in any scholarships or grants that you may be able to use.