United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Education and Training: GI Bill Comparison Tool

United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Education and Training


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe United States Department of Veterans Affairs' GI Bill Comparison Tool is an online tool to assist veterans, active servicemembers and their dependents in calculating their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and research approved programs.

The GI Bill Comparison Tool is designed to make it easier for Veterans, Servicemembers, and dependents to estimate their GI Bill education benefits and learn more about VA's approved college, university, and other education and training programs across the country. It also provides key information about college affordability and value so beneficiaries can choose the best education program to meet their needs.
Geographical AreaUnited States. (Includes all PA counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clelsoarfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata,Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, and York counties)
Intake ProcedureApply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits. In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.
Helpful TipsTwo hundred VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment counselors are now available at 71 military bases to assist transitioning Servicemembers with civilian employment.

The educational institute of your choice may have a Veteran Coordinator available to assist you with your educational needs. When researching schools, call to set up an appointment with their Veteran Coordinator.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 810 Vermont Avenue NW
Physical Site City, State, Zip Washington, DC 20420
Main Phone 800-827-1000
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Web Address http://department-of-veterans-affairs.github.io/gi-bill-comparison-tool/
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration
Affiliated Program: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Education and Training
This Service: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Education and Training: GI Bill Comparison Tool
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Active Military (YN-0500)
Families of Military Personnel/Veterans (YJ-2050)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Veteran Education Benefits (HL-8000.1800-900)
Veterans (YN-9000)