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Military Benefits

Educational benefits are available for veterans, family members of veterans, and active military personnel. These programs have different benefits packages and eligibility requirements. The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides up to 36 months (4 regular school years) of education benefits to eligible service members (Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve) and Veterans who have served at least 90 days on active duty since 9/10/2001. Benefits are tiered based on number of days on active duty. Benefits can be transferred to spouse or family member. To determine your eligibility and benefits package, please consult your Education Services Officer (ESO) and see Military Tuition Assistance, for active duty, or GI Bill, for veterans.

Below are some resources to help prospective UVA military students evaluate and compare options when choosing a school.

The College Scorecard

A consumer planning tool and resource to assist prospective students and their families as they evaluate options in selecting a school.

The College Navigator

A consumer tool that provides school information to include tuition and fees, retention and graduation rates, use of financial aid, student loan default rates and features a cost calculator and school comparison tool.

The ‘Paying for College’ Web Page

This site can be used by prospective students to enter the names of up to three schools and receive detailed financial information on each one.  You can also enter your financial aid award information for schools you are considering for comparison purposes.

The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet

A model aid award letter designed to simplify the information that prospective students receive about costs and financial aid so they can easily compare institutions and make informed decisions about where to attend school. The shopping sheet can be accessed through the SIS Student Center after the student has been offered a financial aid award package.

Cost of Attendance

To determine the total cost of attendance, please contact the financial aid office for your program of study.