For over 130 years, New York Law School has made legal study accessible to scores of men and women who are veterans of the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, and National Guard and Reserves.
Many veterans, active duty personnel, and dependents can qualify for more than one educational benefits program.
To learn more about veterans’ educational benefits and to access benefits applications, please consult the Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill® website.
Benefits and Programs
To view the Post-9/11 GI Bill Educational benefits tuition and fee cap for the academic year, visit the Veterans Affairs website.
- Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB, Chapter 30)
- Montgomery GI Bill® Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR Chapter 1606)
- Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)
- Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33 – Yellow Ribbon)
- Veterans Readiness & Employment Program (Chapter 31)
- Dependents Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35)
To view details on each benefit, visit the Veterans Affairs education and training page.
Sample Breakdown of Veterans Assistance for a J.D. Student
Tuition and Fees (example): $50,000
Living and Personal Expenses (example): $23,000
Cost of Attendance (example): $73,000
Sample Financial Assistance
Post-9/11 GI Bill Education Benefits: $26,042.81
Yellow Ribbon Program NYLS Award: $11,978.60
Yellow Ribbon Program Veterans Affairs Matching Award: $11,978.59
Total Award: Up to the Total Cost of Tuition and Fees ($50,000)
Unmet Tuition and Fees Cost: $0
Unmet Living and Personal Expenses: $23,000
Total Unmet Expenses and Costs: $23,000
For more information on costs and financial aid, see the Tuition and Financial Aid page.
After applying for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs, you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department.
Email the Certificate to email@example.com. Please use “Veterans Benefits” in the subject line.
For more guidance, contact:
Office of Admissions and Student Financial Services