why choose us

For lots of veterans, understanding your educational benefits can be not only overwhelming, but confusing. Modesto Technical College has support staff dedicated to helping you obtain your veteran educational benefits, whether the Montgomery GI Bill or the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

We will help you secure GI Bill funds for which you are eligible. You may qualify under one of the following veteran chapters commonly used at Modesto Technical College:

  • Chapter 30 - Old GI Bill

  • Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Chapter 1606 - Selected Guard and Reserve GI Bill, based on time in service (TIS)

  • Chapter 1607 - Selected Guard and Reserve with additional benefits due to increased TIS

  • Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 Montgomery GI Bill

To compare these chapters or learn more about other educational benefits, consult the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Get more for your veteran affairs benefit money at Modesto Tech!

When you choose Modesto Technical College to meet your educational needs, your GI Bill funds go further with Modesto Tech. Our affordable tuition is one of the lowest of all Vocational Colleges in California, and among the lowest in the nation. By spending less of your GI Bill funds on tuition, you'll have more money for living expenses, books, and other needs you may have as a student.

No other vocational schools in this California region teach what we teach. We are the only RETA Certified college to teach Industrial Refrigeration in the entire state. Please visit our Industrial Refrigeration site at

Contact Modesto Technical College's Veteran's Coordinator at (209) 524-7037 for more information about obtaining your veteran's benefits at Modesto Technical College.