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General Information

Financial aid is offered to graduate students up to the Cost of Attendance (COA).  This includes funds for housing, meals, books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses.  Financial aid available to graduate students includes:

  • Federal Work Study (A program that provides part-time employment opportunities to eligible students to help meet the cost of education.)
  • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans (A low-interest loan automatically awarded by the FAFSA information and funded by the federal government to provide students with additional funds for college.)
  • Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loans (A loan for graduate and professional students to supplement the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan.  Students must apply for the Grad PLUS loan at
  • Graduate Assistantships (Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships are managed by the Graduate School and can be in support of general administrative duties, teaching assignments, or research projects.)

Eligibility Requirements


Graduate Student Guide to Financial Aid

Click the image below for a PDF format of the Graduate Student Guide.

    Grad Student Guide


Graduate Student E-Newsletter

October 2015