- Will tuition assistance cover the costs for this type of study?
Air Force TA pays 100% of tuition (up to $250 per semester hour) up to a $4500 cap, for all eligible Airmen in the program. Airmen are responsible for the remaining tuition, fees and the cost of course materials. To participate, complete a Tuition Assistance Application. Once approved you will be issued a TA Authorization document indicating the Air Force portion of tuition. Send the TA Authorization document when you enroll in courses at Empire State College.