Enrollment Guidelines for VA Educational Benefits

16-week session (Fall or Spring Terms)
Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Graduate/Doctoral Law
Full time-100% VA Rate of Pursuit 12* or more hours 9* or more hours 10* or more hours
3/4 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 9*,10*,11* hours 7* – 8* hours 8* – 9* hours
1/2 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 6,7*,8* hours 4* – 6* hours 5* – 6* hours
Less than 1/2 time Greater than 1/4-VA Rate of Pursuit 4 – 5 hours 2 – 3 hours 3 – 4 hours
1/4 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 1-3 hours 1 hour 2 hours

*Chapter 33 – Rate of pursuit is more than 50%; if less than or equal to 50%, you are not eligible for BHA/BAH.

10-week session (Fall, Spring, or Summer Terms)
Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Graduate/Doctoral
Full time-100% VA Rate of Pursuit 7* or more hours 6* or more hours
3/4 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 5* – 6* hours 4* – 5* hours
1/2 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 4* hours 2* – 3* hours
Less than 1/2 time Greater than 1/4-VA Rate of Pursuit 3 hours 1 hour
1/4 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 1 – 2 hours

*Chapter 33 – Rate of pursuit is more than 50%; if less than or equal to 50%, you are not eligible for BHA/BAH.

8-week session (Fall, Spring, or Summer Terms)
Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Graduate/Doctoral Law
Full time-100% VA Rate of Pursuit 6* or more hours 5* or more hours 6* or more hours
3/4 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 4* – 5* hours 3* – 4* hours 5* hours
1/2 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 3 hours 3* hours 3* – 4* hours
Less than 1/2 time Greater than 1/4-VA Rate of Pursuit 2 hours 1 hour 2 hours
1/4 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 1 hour 1 hour

*Chapter 33 – Rate of pursuit is more than 50%; if less than or equal to 50%, you are not eligible for BHA/BAH.

5-week session (Fall, Spring, or Summer Terms)
Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Graduate/Doctoral
Full-time-100% VA Rate of Pursuit 4* or more hours 3* or more hours
3/4 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 3* hours 2* hours
1/2 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 2 hours
Less than 1/2 time Greater than 1/4-VA Rate of Pursuit 1 hour
1/4 time-VA Rate of Pursuit 1 hour

*Chapter 33 – Rate of pursuit is more than 50%; if less than or equal to 50%, you are not eligible for BHA/BAH.