Post-9/11 GI Bill® Pay Rates

Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill, eligible students may receive payment for their Tuition and Fees, Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA), and a Book Stipend. This webpage outlines the current pay rates released by the Department of Veterans Affairs for each of these benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Things to keep in mind:

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Caps on Tuition and Fees

 
Percentage of Eligibility
Year
100%
90%
80%
70%
60%
50%
40%
2017-2018

$22,805.34

$20,524.81

$18,244.27 $15,963.74 $13,683.20 $11,402.67 $9,122.14

2016-2017

$21,970.46

$19,773.41

$17,576.37

$15,379.32

$13,182.28

$10,985.23

$8,788.18

2015-2016

$21,084.89

$18,976.40

$16,867.91

$14,759.42

$12,650.93

$10,542.45

$8,433.96

2014-2015

$20,235.02

$18,211.52

$16,188.02

$14,164.51

$12,141.01

$10,117.51

$8,094.01

2013-2014

$19,198.31

$17,278.48

$15,358.65

$13,438.82

$11,518.99

$9,599.16

$7,679.32

 

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Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA)

The below charts are used to help you calculate the amount you may receive on a monthly basis, based on the type of class you are attending (residential or online). The MHA is determined by the format of the class, and not necessarily which campus you enrolled in to pursue your degree.

Online for 17-18:
 

 
Percentage of Eligibility
Rate of Pursuit
100%
90%
80%
70%
60%
50%
40%
100% $840.50 $756.45 $672.40 $588.35 $504.30 $420.25 $336.20
90% $756.45 $680.81 $605.16 $529.52 $453.87 $378.23 $302.58
80% $672.40 $605.16 $537.92 $470.68 $403.44 $336.20 $268.96
70% $588.35 $529.52 $470.68 $411.85 $353.01 $294.18 $235.34
60% $504.30 $453.87 $403.44 $353.01 $302.58 $252.15 $201.72

 

Resident for 17-18:
 

 
Percentage of Eligibility
Rate of Pursuit
100%
90%
80%
70%
60%
50%
40%
100% $1,137.00 $1,023.30 $909.60 $795.90 $682.20 $568.50 $454.80
90% $1,023.30 $920.97 $818.64 $716.31 $613.98 $511.65 $409.32
80% $909.60 $818.64 $727.68 $636.72 $545.76 $454.80 $363.84
70% $795.90 $716.31 $636.72 $557.13 $477.54 $397.95 $318.36
60% $682.20 $613.98 $545.76 $477.54 $409.32 $341.10 $272.88

 

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Book Stipend

 
Percentage of Eligibility
Credit hour
100%
90%
80%
70%
60%
50%
40%

1 Credit Hour

$41.67

$37.50

$33.34

$29.17

$25.00

$20.84

$16.67

3 Credit Hours

$125.01

$112.51

$100.01

$87.51

$75.01

$62.51

$50.00

 

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GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.