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Education

I always use the school's Cost of Attendance for Room & Board for off campus housing. That's what's recommended here too https://www.fidelity.com/learning-center/personal-finance/college-planning/college-529-spending

 Pay attention to the info about the AOTC credit too.   

This is way oversimplified but here's the basics:

School Cost of Attendance  (Annual # so you have to split into quarters or semesters) for Room and Board and fees

subtract Health Fee, sports fee,etc

books - adjust amount from cost of attendance as needed

subtract scholarship $ received

subtract amount you want to leave for AOTC tuition if eligible. 

add in - computer expense

add in - justifiable extra expense like extra lab $ or other class fees

That's the amount to disburse from the 529.

HTH