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Programs Eligible for Financial Aid

Students in the following programs may qualify for financial aid, and they must be enrolled in at least two courses per term in order to receive federal loan assistance:

  • All Undergraduate Degree programs (BPhil, BSGS, BPhilCom)
    • Both Performance-based Admits and Transfer Admits may qualify to receive federal and/or state financial aid
  • The Professional Health Certificate Programs may qualify for federal Stafford loan funding for required courses only. Elective courses do not qualify for federal aid. See the specific program pages for a list of required courses.
  • The Professional Health Preparatory Coursework Completion Programs may qualify for federal Stafford loan funding for a maximum of 12 consecutive months for required courses only. Elective courses do not qualify for federal aid. See the specific program pages for a list of required courses.

All other At-Large, Post-Baccalaureate certificate and professional development programs (Bridge to Graduate Study, CPA Prep, etc) are not eligible for federal (Title IV) or state financial aid.

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