GI Bill® Benefits

Berkeley College is proud to support the GI Bill®.

  • Admissions associates trained in GI Bill® benefits and regulations
  • Up to 36 months of assistance payable
  • Berkeley College participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program: 100% coverage of undergraduate tuition and fees not covered by federal and state grants for all eligible students.
  • Monthly housing allowance equal to basic allowance for housing payable to a military E-5 with dependents, in the same zip code as the school.
  • Stipend of up to $1,000 per year for books and supplies.
  • A one-time payment of $500 paid to certain individuals relocating from highly rural areas.
  • Service members may be able to transfer benefits to your spouse or dependent children.
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GI Bill® Eligibility*

If you served at least 90 aggregate days on active duty after September 10, 2001, and you are still on active duty or were honorably

  • discharged from active duty
  • released from active duty and placed on the retired list or temporary disability retired list
  • released from active duty and transferred to the Fleet Reserve or Fleet Marine Corps Reserve
  • released from the active duty for further service in a Military Reserve or National Guard component of the Armed Forces
  • discharged from active duty for a service-connected disability

*For more comprehensive benefit and eligibility information refer to the Department of Veterans Affairs website

For more information, please contact the Berkeley College Office of Military and Veteran Affairs at or 1-212-986-4343 ext. 4517