Post-9/11 GI Bill® and Financing Opportunities
The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill® is one of many educational benefits for military applicants.
Post-9/11 GI Bill®
The Post-9/11 GI Bill® represents the largest expansion of education benefits to veterans since World War II. Eligible veterans can receive benefits to pay tuition, housing and textbook costs that could allow them to study at Adelphi for little to no cost.
The Post-9/11 GI Bill® became effective for training on or after August 1, 2009.
The Post-9/11 GI Bill® is for individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill®. Read the eligibility and payments information for more information.
Apply to a G.I. Bill-Approved School
Apply for G.I. Bill benefits online or call the VA at 888.442.4551 to have a form mailed to you.
Students interested in applying and enrolling at Adelphi, regardless of whether or not they will be eligible for G.I. Bill benefits, should immediately fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA forms are also available at the Office of Student Financial Services.
College Tuition and Fees Covered by the Post-9/11 GI Bill®
- Traditional tuition and fees for Adelphi is $19,235 per semester. For 2019-2020, the maximum amount of educational benefits for veterans covered 100 percent under Chapter 33 is $24,476.79. Adelphi is an approved Yellow Ribbon school. Chapter 33 students whose benefit is 100 percent may also be eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Under this program, a veteran student whose tuition and fees are not covered by other benefits and types of aid may receive up to a maximum of $4,000 in a university grant, which will be matched by the VA (up to an additional $4,000).
- Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH): This could result in thousands of dollars in housing assistance while you study, depending upon your rank. Find out what you may be eligible to receive.
- $1,000 stipend for books and supplies annually.
- Transfer of Eligible Benefits (TEB) to dependent spouse or children: Service members who are enrolled in the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill can transfer unused education benefits to their dependent spouse or children. Get more information on transfer of eligible benefits.
Information for Currently Enlisted or Reservist Military
Adelphi is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium, colleges and universities dedicated to helping servicemembers and their families get college degrees. Adelphi is also a member of the Concurrent Admissions Program (ConAP), allowing soon-to-enlist or currently enlisted military personnel to enroll in and complete college courses while they continue their service commitments.
Additional Financing Opportunities
Active, reserve and veteran military personnel who wish to study at Adelphi and who are not fully covered by VA program benefits may be eligible for several other sources of student financial aid.
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
- Federal Work-Study (FWS)
- New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
- New York State Part-time Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
- New York State Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS)
- Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG)
- National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (SMART)
- Other Scholarships and Grants
Military students may also be eligible for Adelphi scholarships and grants.