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Financial Aid for Graduate Students

Graduate Students may be eligible to receive federal financial aid such as Federal Direct Unsubsidized and Graduate Plus loans as well as private alternative loans. To apply for federal financial aid, students should complete a FAFSA. Please be sure to list Virginia Tech (VT) on the FAFSA.

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Graduate Student Guide to Financial Aid

The graduate student financial aid guide provides the basic information about the cost of attending Virginia Tech. This includes financial aid processes and programs, eligibility requirements, steps for applying, receiving your aid, repayment, and options for additional financial aid resources.

Specialized Graduate Programs

Learn about financial aid options for specific graduate programs offered by Virginia Tech. These programs include the Online Master's of Natural Resources, Executive Ph.D, and more.

April 23, 2019 - A banner hanging during the 50th Anniversary celebration of Graduate Education in the National Capital Region held at Virginia Tech's Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church. (Photo by Erin Williams/Virginia Tech)

Additional Graduate Student Aid Information

Cost of Attendance

Find out more about the Cost of Attendence (COA) for graduate students at VT.

Types of Aid

Find out what types of aid are available to graduate students at VT.


Find out what types of appeals are available for graduate students.  

Forms, Policies & Regulations

Find out what requirements you have to meet in order to maintain and keep your aid. 

Loan Repayment

Learn about the loan repayment process, including how to choose a repayment plan.

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