Other VA Education Benefits

In 2009, the Post-9/11 GI Bill ® (Chapter 33 of Title 38 U.S. Code) became the newest educational program offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, but the new bill does not replace the VA's other educational programs, including:

We encourage all students to carefully research the benefits available to them before applying for a specific educational program. Some helpful comparison tools are available at the links below; however, for your specific eligibility and entitlements, please call the Department of Veterans Affairs at 888-GI-Bill-1 to speak with an educational counselor.

Tip: keep in mind that under any educational program, your benefit may be different if you are on active duty orders or separated from service, as well as your accrued time in service.  Your benefit may also vary depending on whether you are a full-time or part-time student, and where you pursue your educational goals. You may need to weigh all these variables over your anticipated educational career to determine which will be the best benefit for you.

"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 https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill."