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Graduate Students

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If you are continuing your education in a graduate studies program, understand how your financial aid options differ from your undergraduate aid.

Graduate Aid Basics



  • Credit levels differ
    5+ credits (half-time) are required for loans
    9+ credits is full-time

    Aid may change if you are enrolled less than full-time

Next Steps



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1. Check Your Eligibility

Check to see if you are eligible for graduate aid.



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2. Apply for Aid

If applying for Summer 2018:

If applying for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019:



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3. Seek Additional Funding

Review other funding opportunities for graduate students.



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4. Budget and Manage Your Aid

Know what could impact your aid and plan ahead for repayment.