Good news for U.S. vets: starting next year, you’ll qualify for in-state tuition at any public school, no matter where you live.
This perk was part of the $16.3 billion Veterans Administration reform bill that President Obama signed into law last Thursday.
Thirty states already offer in-state tuition to all veterans. But this will extend the discount to the remaining 20 states, including California.
At the University of California, for example, in-state tuition and fees are right at $13,200 a year. For non-California residents, it’s more than $36,000.
So the new law could save a Berkeley or UCLA-bound vet $22,800 a year – which is not small change.
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