Skip to Content

We invite you to try out our new beta eCFR site at https://ecfr.federalregister.gov. We’ve made big changes to make the eCFR easier to use. Be sure to leave feedback using the 'Feedback' button on the bottom right of each page!

Notice

Increase in Maximum Tuition and Fee Amounts Payable Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Document Statistics
Document page views are updated periodically throughout the day and are cumulative counts for this document. Counts are subject to sampling, reprocessing and revision (up or down) throughout the day.
Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble

AGENCY:

Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the increase in the Post-9/11 GI Bill maximum tuition and fee amounts payable and the increase in the amount used to determine an individual's entitlement charge for reimbursement of a licensing, certification, or national test for the 2021-2022 academic year (AY), effective August 1, 2021 through July 31, 2022.

Start Further Info

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Jamak Clifton, Management and Program Analyst, Education Service (225), Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, Telephone: (202) 461-9800 (This is not a toll-free number).

End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

For the 2021-2022 academic year, the Post-9/11 GI Bill allows VA to pay the actual net cost of tuition and fees not to exceed the in-state amounts for students pursuing training at public schools; $26,042.81 for students training at private and foreign schools; $26,042.81 for students training at non-degree granting schools; $14,881.59 for students training at vocational flight schools; and $12,649.34 for students training at correspondence schools. In addition, the entitlement charge for individuals receiving reimbursement of the costs associated with taking a licensing, certification, or national test is pro-rated based on the actual amount of the fee charged for the test relative to the rate of $2,172.71 for one month. The maximum reimbursable amount for licensing and certification tests is $2,000. There is no maximum reimbursable amount for national tests.

Sections 3313, 3315, and 3315A of title 38, United States Code, direct VA to increase the maximum tuition and fee payments and entitlement-charge amounts each academic year (beginning on August 1st) based on the most recent percentage increase determined under 38 U.S.C. 3015(h). The percentage increase is determined under 38 U.S.C. 3015(h). The most recent percentage increase determined under 38 U.S.C. 3015(h) is 3.5 percent, which was effective on October 1, 2020.

The maximum tuition and fee payments and entitlement charge amounts for training pursued under the Post-9/11 GI Bill beginning after July 31, 2021, and before August 1, 2022 are listed below. VA's calculations for the 2020-2021 academic year are based on the 3.5 percent increase.

2021-2022 Academic Year

Type of schoolActual net cost of tuition and fees not to exceed
Post-9/11 GI Bill Maximum Tuition and Fee Amounts
PUBLICIn-State/Resident Charges.
PRIVATE/FOREIGN$26,042.81.
Start Printed Page 27014
NON-DEGREE GRANTING$26,042.81.
VOCATIONAL FLIGHT$14,881.59.
CORRESPONDENCE$12,649.34.
Post-9/11 Entitlement Charge Amount for Tests
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION TESTSEntitlement will be pro-rated based on the actual amount of the fee charged for the test relative to the rate of $2,172.71 for one month. The maximum reimbursable amount for licensing and certification tests is $2,000.
NATIONAL TESTSEntitlement will be pro-rated based on the actual amount of the fee charged for the test relative to the rate of $2,172.71 for one month. There is no maximum reimbursable amount for national tests.

Signing Authority

Denis McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, approved this document on March 15, 2021, and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Start Signature

Luvenia Potts,

Regulation Development Coordinator, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs.

End Signature End Supplemental Information

[FR Doc. 2021-10415 Filed 5-17-21; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 8320-01-P