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Financial Aid for Online Graduate Programs

Financial Aid is available in the form of federal or private student loans. The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is required for federal loan eligibility. You can file electronically at

FAFSA Deadline for students starting in January - December 1st
FAFSA Deadline for students starting in May - April 1st *
FAFSA Deadline for students starting in August - July 1st 

* Please note if you are starting a program in the summer, you will need to file the FAFSA for the current academic year (to get Summer aid) as well as the upcoming academic year (to get Fall/Spring aid). For example, if you are starting in May of 2022 you will need to file a 2021 - 2022 FAFSA to get financial aid for summer (May - August) classes. 


FAFSA Filing and Priority Filing Dates

FAFSA Priority Filing Dates for Online Programs
Program Start
          FAFSA to File
Priority Filing Date
Spring (January)   Current Academic Year     December 1st
Summer (May)   Current Academic Year     April 1st
Fall (August)  Upcoming Academic Year     July 1st


Frequently Asked Questions about Financial Aid & Student Accounts
Online MBA Deadlines and Due Dates