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Veterans Benefits - Pay Rates & Tuition Caps

Training TimesVA pay rates are provided below to give an estimated amount of payment by the VA based on your VA training time/rate of pursuit. Institutions are required to report the number of credit hours the veteran is taking and the training time, or course load, for each enrollment period. The charts below reflect the pay rates based on your VA training time and your percentage of eligibility if you are using Post 9/11 GI Bill®.

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.

Chap. 30, 1606, 1607 Pay Rates*

Chapter Full-time 3/4 Time 1/2 Time Less than 1/2 Time* 1/4 Time
30 (<3 yrs of service) $1,395.00 $1,046.25 $697.50 $697.50** $348.75**
30 (3+ yrs of service) $1,717.00 $1,287.75 $858.50 $858.50** $429.25**
35 $1,018.00 $763.00 $506.00 $506.00** $254.50**
1606 $367.00 $274.00 $182.00 $91.75 N/A
1607 (< 1 yr of service) $686.80 $515.10 $343.40 $171.70** $171.70**
1607 (1 yr of service) $1,030.20 $772.65 $515.10 $515.10** $257.55**
1607 (2+ yrs of service) $1,373.60 $1,030.20 $686.80 $686.80** $343.40**

*Above pay rates effective 1-OCT-2014.

**The VA only pays the amount of Tuition and Fees (for the term) if you are Active Duty or are Less than 1/2-time (with the exception of chapter 1606). If your training time is Less than 1/2-time, the VA will pay you in one lump sum.

To view previous pay rates please go to the Department of Veterans Affairs website.


Post 9/11 Tuition Caps

Year 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40%
2013-2014 $19,198.31 $17,278.48 $15,358.65 $13,438.82 $11,518.99 $9,599.16 $7,679.32
2014-2015 $20,235.02 $18,211.52 $16,188.02 $14,164.51 $12,141.01 $10,117.51 $8,094.01

Post 9/11 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)

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Eligibility 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40%
Full Time $754.50 $679.05 $603.60 $528.15 $452.70 $377.25 $301.80
3/4 Time $603.60 $543.24 $482.88 $422.52 $362.16 $301.80 $241.44
1/2 Time or Less ***Students attending 1/2 time or less do not receive any BAH***

Resident:

Eligibility 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40%
Full Time $1,179.00 $1,061.10 $943.20 $825.30 $707.40 $589.50 $471.60
3/4 Time $943.20 $848.88 $754.56 $660.24 $565.92 $471.60 $377.28
1/2 Time or Less ***Students attending 1/2 time or less do not receive any BAH***

Post 9/11 Book Stipend

Eligibility 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40%
1 Credit Hour $41.67 $37.50 $33.34 $29.17 $25.00 $20.85 $16.67
3 Credit Hours $125.01 $112.51 $100.01 $87.51 $75.01 $62.51 $50.00

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