Current VA Education Monthly Benefit Rates

As of October 1, 2015

Ch. 30 - Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty

Ch. 30 – Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty
3 years or more service less than 3 years service
Full-time 3/4 time 1/2 time Full-time 3/4 time 1/2 time
$1,789 $1,341.75 $894.50 $1,454 $1,090.50 $727.00
Less than 1/2 time: tuition/fees only, not to exceed 1/2 time rate…$894.50
1/4 time or less: tuition/fees only, not to exceed 1/4 of the full-time rate…$447.25
Less than 1/2 time: tuition/fees only, not to exceed 1/2 time rate…$727.00
1/4 time or less: tuition/fees only, not to exceed 1/4 of the full-time rate…$363.50
12+ credits 9-11 credits 6-8 credits Less than 1/2 time 1-5 credits

Ch. 34/30 - Old GI Bill

Ch. 34/30 – Old GI Bill
Dependents Full-time 3/4 time 1/2 time
None $1,977 $1,483.25 $988.50
1 $2,013 $1,509.75 $1,006.50
2 $2,044 $1,533.25 $1,022.60
each additional $16.00 $12.00 $8.50
Less than 1/2 time: tuition/fees only, not to exceed 1/2 time rate…$988.50
1/4 time or less: tuition/fees only, not to exceed 1/4 of the full-time rate…$494.25

Ch. 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve

Ch. 1606 – Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve
Full-time 3/4 time 1/2 time Less than 1/2 time
$368.00 $275.00 $183.00 $92.00

Ch. 1607 - REAP

Ch. 1607 – REAP
Consecutive Service Full-time 3/4 time 1/2 time
90+ days but < 1 year $715.60 $536.70 $357.80
1 year + $1,073.40 $805.05 $536.70
2 years + $1,431.20 $1,073.40 $715.60
Less than 1/2 time: tuition/fees only, not to exceed 1/2 time rate.
1/4 time or less: tuition/fees only, not to exceed 1/4 of the full-time rate.

Ch. 35 - Dependent's Educational Assistance

Ch. 35 – Dependent’s Educational Assistance
Full-time 3/4 time 1/2 time
$1,021.00 $765.00 $508.00
Less than 1/2 time: tuition/fees only, not to exceed 1/2 time rate…$499
1/4 time or less: tuition/fees only, not to exceed 1/4 of the full-time rate…$250.75

Ch. 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation

Ch. 31 – Vocational Rehabilitation
Dependents Full-time 3/4 time 1/2 time
None $605.44 $454.92 $304.39
1 $751.00 $564.07 $377.14
2 $885.00 $661.67 $443.31
each additional $64.50 $49.61 $33.10

Ch. 33 - Post-9/11 GI Bill (E-5 w/ Dependents)

Ch. 33 – Post-9/11 GI Bill (E-5 with dependents)

BAH paid if rate of pursuit is more than 50% (7 credits = 58%)
Housing, tuition/fees, book stipend. Need to go through 1st month of quarter before receiving BAH.

Percentage BAH Amount for WW/CL
100% $1,243.00
90% $1,119.00
80% $994.00
70% $870.00
60% $746.00
50% $622.00
40% $497.00
Solely via distance eligible for 50% of the national average of all BAH.
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