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Grant Options

A grant is money given to a student that does not have to be repaid. Undergraduate students have many options for both federal and state grants. Graduate students can pursue the Federal TEACH Grant if they plan to teach in particular high-need fields.

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Loan Options

A loan is a sum of money that is expected to be paid back over time with interest. We offer federal loan options for our students in both undergraduate and graduate programs.

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A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further their education that does not require repayment. Scholarships as awarded based upon various criteria, which can be established by the donor or the founder of the award, or the academic.

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Student Employment

The University offers many opportunities for our students to work on campus while pursuing a degree through student employment.

Aid for Students in Certificate Programs

Please Note: Federal financial aid, including Federal Direct Stafford Loan, is not available to those students only enrolled in a certificate program at the University. 

Students enrolled and taking courses for a certificate program while concurrently taking courses in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program may qualify for federal aid. Individuals enrolled in certificate programs only may apply for private alternative loans to finance their education.