Post 9/11 GI Bill
The Post 9/11 GI Bill is available to veterans who have served between 3 and 36 months of active duty service after September 10, 2001. This benefit provides up to 36 months of eligibility and expires 15 years after your release from active duty.
The VA pays tuition and fees directly to the school. In many cases, the cost of attending Loyola University Chicago exceeds the VA's private school annual maximum, additional funds are available through the Yellow Ribbon program for veterans that have are 100% eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill program. These additional funds are available to veterans without an additional charge to your GI Bill entitlement.
Loyola University's Annual Yellow Ribbon Maximums are:
Graduate Programs: $12,000
Graduate Business Programs: $12,000
Law School Programs: $15,000
In addition to the tuition benefit, the Post 9/11 GI Bill also offers a monthly housing allowance and annual book stipend. The monthly housing allowance is equivalent to the BAH rate for E-5 with dependents for the Loyola’s Lakeshore Campus zip code.
Active Duty personnel may be able to transfer this benefit to their dependents. Dependents will not be eligible for any Yellow Ribbon funds or the housing stipend if the sponsor remains on Active Duty. Active Duty personnel using this benefit are also not eligible for Yellow Ribbon funds or the housing stipend.
Download the VA’s Chapter 33 informational pamphlet for more information.