Fall & Spring Enrollment

The statements below are reflective of VA Educational Benefits Enrollment

Academic LevelFull Time¾ TimeHalf Time Less than ½ Time
Undergraduate129-116-8LT 6
Graduate97-84-6LT 4
Graduate (Anesthesiology) 1N/AN/AN/A
Doctoral653LT 3
Podiatry5N/A4 LT 4

Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) Information for Chapter 33/Post 9/11 GI Bill Recipients

  • The VA will not pay BAH for the break in between terms.

For information on Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) Current Payment Rates visit benefits.va.gov.

Type of SchoolMHA Rate
Schools in US TerritoriesE-5 with dependents OHA Rate for school location
Exclusively Online Training (No Classroom Instruction)$894.50
Attending classes at 1/2 time or lessNOT PAYABLE
Active Duty Trainee (or transferee spouse of service memberNOT PAYABLE

Pace Undergraduate & Graduate Students

  • Students registered in exclusively online courses, the VA will pay the online rate and not the on-site rate. Please reference the chart above for the most current amount.
  • Undergraduate:
    • If you register for one online and one on-site classroom course for Term A AND Term B term, you will receive the full MHA for the term.
    • If you only register for 3 credits for either the A or B term, you will be considered half time for the term and will not receive the MHA.
  • Graduate:
    • If you register for one online course (3 credits) AND one on-site classroom course (3 credits) for Term A AND one on-site classroom course (3 credits) Term B term, you will receive the full MHA for the term.
    • If you only register for 3 credits for Term A and 3 credits for B, you will be considered half time for the term and will not receive the MHA.