Financial Aid for Graduate Students

Financial aid is available to assist in covering the cost of the graduate program. This aid consists of Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans. To apply for these loans the student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student aid (FAFSA), Entrance Loan Counseling and Master Promissory Note.

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan

$20,500 – Maximum per year

This is a low-interest loan with repayment deferred until six months after the student graduates or withdraws. The interest rate is fixed at 3.86 percent and begins to accrue when the loan is disbursed. Interest can be paid as it accrues or can be added to the principal and paid after the six month grace period.

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