Veteran and Active Service Member Benefits

Bowdoin participates in the Post 9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program. The College also participates in the Department of Defense Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).


Veterans, service members, and benefit recipients may evaluate their eligibility at

Bowdoin participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible veterans and/or their dependents receive the Post 9/11 GI Bill® annual tuition and mandatory fee allowance, which is $26,042 for the 2021-22 academic year. In addition, the VA and Bowdoin share the cost of the remaining tuition and mandatory fees through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Bowdoin does not have a dollar or participant limit.

For Tuition Assistance (TA) benefits, Bowdoin's cost per credit hour for 2021-22 is $1,805.50. Recipients of TA may receive a maximum benefit of $4,000 per fiscal year.


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


Information for Applicants and
Post-9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program
Andrea Cross
Senior Associate Director of Student Aid
(207) 725-3531
Certifying Official
All Chapter Benefits
Julie Grossi
Associate Registrar
(207) 725-3872
Tuition Assistance Benefits &
Brittany Geiger
(207) 725-3267