NAICU Washington Update

Veterans GI Tuition Benefits Increase

May 16, 2016

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced a 4.2 percent increase in the Post-9/11 GI Bill maximum tuition and fees amounts payable for the 2016-2017 academic year, and an increase in the amount reimbursed for certain licensing tests. The new amounts are effective October 1, 2016.

The change is based on a comparison of year-over-year tuition costs, calculated by the National Center for Education Statistic as part of a required, annual re-estimate of the federally reimbursable allowance for tuition and fees.

Type of Institution Academic Year 8/1/15--7/31/16 Academic Year 8/1/16--7/31/17
Public In-state/resident charges In-state/resident charges
Private and foreign $21,084.89 $21,970.46
Vocational flight schools $12,048.50 $12,554.54
Correspondence schools $10,241.22 $10,671.35
Licensing, certification, or national test $1,759.08 $1,832.96

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