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).

Benefits

Veterans, service members, and benefit recipients may evaluate their eligibility at https://www.vets.gov/gi-bill-comparison-tool

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 $24,476.79 for the 2019-20 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 2019-20 is $1,744.44. Recipients of TA may receive a maximum benefit of $4,000 per fiscal year.

Resources


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.

Contact

Information for Applicants and
Post-9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program
Andrea Cross
Senior Associate Director of Student Aid
across@bowdoin.edu
(207) 725-3531
 
Certifying Official
All Chapter Benefits
Julie Bedard
Associate Registrar
jbedard@bowdoin.edu
(207) 725-3872
 
Tuition Assistance Benefits &
Compliance
Brittany Geiger
Bursar
bgeiger@bowdoin.edu
(207) 725-3267