The Washington Metropolitan Area is home to thousands of military families representing every branch of service. Because these families bring so much to our communities and schools, it’s nice to be able to report good news affecting tuition rates for college-bound dependents. As of July 1st, any service member or dependent on active duty anywhere in the
As of July 1st, any service member or dependent on active duty anywhere in the
Before this law went into effect, most states offered military families in-state tuition, but their children ran the risk of ending up with higher bills if the parent was transferred or moved. With the new guarantees in place, these families will potentially save thousands of dollars:
In-state Tuition, Fees, Room and Board
Out-of-state Tuition, Fees, Room and Board
Savings Per year
It’s possible that some colleges and universities may not be aware of the change in federal law. Questions should be directed to individual registrar offices or to the campus-based Veterans Affairs Office, if there is one. Otherwise contact the Department of Education’s Ombudsman’s Office at (toll free) 877.557.2572.