Future First-Year Students

Your college journey awaits!

Expand your world, and take your college journey with us. Make connections – intellectual and personal. Explore your potential and seek answers to the unknown. Become inspired by the inclusive and generous community you'll join at St. Ambrose University.

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Pell Grant-eligible Iowans can attend St. Ambrose University tuition-free! Through the Ambrose Advantage scholarship program, a St. Ambrose University education is available to any eligible Iowan for the cost of books, fees, room and board.

See if you qualify for Ambrose Advantage

A Profound Education

85%

of the student population participates in internships, research and clinical experiences

At St. Ambrose, by providing an education that supersedes the classroom, we are ready to tackle issues and contribute solutions – for today and tomorrow.

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Test-Optional Admissions

Future undergraduate students have the option to apply with or without test scores

Standardized test scores are not required for undergraduate admission to St. Ambrose University. Get started with two easy steps: complete a free online application and request your transcripts be sent to us.

Review our admissions requirements and Apply Now


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Transfer Your College Credit Earned in High School


Learn how college courses, Advanced Placement (AP), College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), or other testing credit taken in high school transfer to St. Ambrose University.

How to Transfer Credits


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Application Information

Requirements for Admission

The following is required to apply for First-Year admission to St. Ambrose University:

  • Cumulative, unweighted grade point average of 2.5 or above (on a 4.0 unweighted scale) from an accredited high school
  • Academic Transcript. Ask your high school to send your academic transcripts to St. Ambrose University
  • (Optional) Send your test scores. St. Ambrose University has a test-optional* admissions process, but if you would like to submit scores, please make sure they are submitted either on high school transcript(s) or from the appropriate testing service. Send your test score(s) to St. Ambrose by using these codes, ACT: 1352, SAT: 6617
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the English proficency requirement for admission.

Apply today using the SAU application or the Common App.

Contact Us
If you have questions or concerns, our admissions counselors are always willing to talk with you one-on-one. Contact us at 563-333-6300 or admit@sau.edu.

*Test scores are required for admission to specific programs and eligibility for top academic scholarships. Please contact your Admissions Counselor for details.

Deadline to Apply

Applications to St. Ambrose University are accepted throughout the year. Begin your application.

Certain programs have limited enrollment and as such have different deadlines:

  • Nursing
  • Social Work
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
High School Diploma Equivalents

General Education Development (GED) Test -OR- High School Equivalency Test (HiSET)
If you passed either the GED or HiSET and have an ACT composite score of 18 or an SAT score of 860, you meet our academic requirements.

If you've been out of high school (or the equivalent) for at least five years, you don't need SAT or ACT scores.

Costs

First-Year Tuition and Fees 2023-2024

Undergraduate Tuition for Full Time Status (12-18 credits): $17,659 per semester / $35,318 per year

Enrollment Fee: $350 on campus / $200 off campus
Commit to SAU by submitting a one-time enrollment fee.  The fee covers your housing (if applicable), orientation and matriculation fees.

Technology Fee: $280 per year
Software maintenance, upgrade network and lab equipment, enhance technological services.

Motor Vehicle Registration: Parking ranges from free to $130 per year.
Details about parking here.

Tuition, fees, housing and food are charged on a semester basis. These must be paid before students attend class, unless payment arrangements are made with Student Account Services office. This is not a complete list of fees. Lab, books, graduation, and other miscellaneous fees and expenses may apply for continuing students.

First-Year Tuition and Fees 2022-2023

Undergraduate Tuition for Full Time Status (12-18 credits): $17,415 per semester / $34,290 per year

Enrollment Fee: $350 on campus / $200 off campus
Commit to SAU by submitting a one-time enrollment fee.  The fee covers your housing (if applicable), orientation and matriculation fees.

Technology Fee: $280 per year
Software maintenance, upgrade network and lab equipment, enhance technological services.

Motor Vehicle Registration: Parking ranges from free to $130 per year.
Details about parking here.

Tuition, fees, room, and board are charged on a semester basis. These must be paid before students attend class, unless payment arrangements are made with Student Account Services office. This is not a complete list of fees. Lab, books, graduation, and other miscellaneous fees and expenses may apply for continuing students.

First-Year Residence Halls and Meal Plans Costs 2023-2024

First-Year Student Housing Options

Bechtel Hall
$3,850 per semester / $7,700 per year

  • First year students, co-ed by floor
  • Offers double occupancy, suite-style living
  • Private bathroom and shower in each suite

Cosgrove Hall
$3,355 per semester / $6,710 per year

  • First year students, co-ed by floor
  • Offers double occupancy, suite-style living
  • Private bathroom and shower in each suite
  • Main cafeteria located on first floor

Davis Hall
$2,855 per semester / $5,710 per year

  • First year through upper level students, female only
  • Single bedrooms with options for double rooms
  • Lower level includes a study lounge with a big screen TV

North Hall
$3,850 per semester / $7,700 per year

  • First year through upper level students, co-ed by floor
  • Suite and apartment-style living with lounges on each floor
  • Academic themed housing option


Meal Plans
Each meal plan includes Buzz Bucks to spend during the semester on food court items and beverages, room service pizza or to buy a cafeteria meal for a guest. Meal plan change and appeal processes are available on the Housing Options and Meal Plans portal page.

7 meals per week + $225 Buzz Bucks
$1,900 per semester / $3,800 per year

12 meals per week + $275 Buzz Bucks
$2,410 per semester / $4,820 per year

19 meals per week + $200 Buzz Bucks
$2,670 per semester / $5,340 per year

Flex 160 meal plan + $100 Buzz Bucks
$2,500 per semester / $5,000 per year

First-Year Residence Halls and Meal Plans 2022-2023

First-Year Student Housing Options

Bechtel Hall
$3,740 per semester / $7,480 per year

  • First year students, co-ed by floor
  • Offers double occupancy, suite-style living
  • Private bathroom and shower in each suite

Cosgrove Hall
$3,255 per semester / $6,510 per year

  • First year students, co-ed by floor
  • Offers double occupancy, suite-style living
  • Private bathroom and shower in each suite
  • Main cafeteria located on first floor

Davis Hall
$2,775 per semester / $5,550 per year

  • First year through upper level students, female only
  • Single bedrooms with options for double rooms
  • Lower level includes a study lounge with a big screen TV


North Hall
$3,740 per semester / $7,480 per year

  • First year through upper level students, co-ed by floor
  • Suite and apartment-style living with lounges on each floor
  • Academic themed housing option

Meal Plans
Each meal plan includes Buzz Bucks to spend during the semester on food court items and beverages, room service pizza or to buy a cafeteria meal for a guest. Meal plan change and appeal processes are available on the Housing Options and Meal Plans portal page.

7 meals per week + $225 Buzz Bucks
$1,845 per semester / $3,690 per year

12 meals per week + $275 Buzz Bucks
$2,340 per semester / $4,680 per year

19 meals per week + $200  Buzz Bucks
$2,590 per semester / $5,180 per year

Flex 160 meal plan + $100 Buzz Bucks
$2,425 per semester / $4,850 per year

Winter and Summer Housing Rates

Summer (for all halls per day)
Non-SAU Student Visiting Intern:  $27
SAU Student: $17.50

Winter (per day)
Traditional  Housing: $7.25
Preferred Housing: $9.25

Tuition Refund Insurance

St. Ambrose has partnered with Sallie Mae to offer an opt-in tuition insurance plan. Participation in the tuition insurance plan is optional and St. Ambrose University does not administer the program. The University's withdrawal and refund policies are applicable whether or not you enroll in the tuition insurance plan.

Each year thousands of college students are unable to complete classes for the semester due to unforeseen medical issues such as illness, accidents, concussions, or issues related to mental health.

Unfortunately, in many cases these families are unable to recoup all of their tuition dollars. At St. Ambrose, depending on the timing of the withdrawal, there may be circumstances where you may not be eligible to receive a full refund of your tuition and fees. We understand these types of situations can be a financial hardship for many families. Therefore, we are pleased to make available the Tuition Refund Insurance plan.

Tuition Refund Insurance can help refund your tuition, fees, and room/board charges - up to the policy limits - if you are unable to complete the semester due to a covered medical reason such as an illness, accident, or mental health issue (two-day hospital stay required for mental health-related issues). This insurance program complements and enhances our school's refund policy, and we believe families will benefit from this added protection.

Visit GradGuard for more information.

Scholarships and Grants

First-Year

St. Ambrose offers excellent scholarships and grants, work-study and other financial aid options! Full-time students may be eligible based upon your strong academic performance in college, your talent in fine arts or athletics or your demonstrated financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The SAU school code for the FAFSA is 001889.



We want to recognize the time it took to stay on top of important steps in your college search. You'll be ahead of the crowd when you earn your $1,000* Bee Ready Bonus!
*$500 if living off campus. Bonus is one-time for first-year students enrolling full-time in fall 2023. 

Eligible students need to complete the following three steps between June 1 and November 15, 2022:

  1. Visit SAU
  2. Apply and be admitted
  3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and send it to SAU
First-Year Scholarships and Institutional Aid 2023-2024

Download helpful PDFs of this information here: First-Year Iowa Residents and First-Year Out of State Residents


IOWA RESIDENTS LIVING ON CAMPUS

Iowa Resident On Campus Merit-Based Scholarships

Trustee Scholar: $25,000 per year
Criteria: unweighted 3.9 GPA and minimum 29 ACT or 1340 SAT score. Must maintain 3.25 cumulative GPA in successive years. Invited to compete for an Ambrose Scholar full-tuition award.

Academic Scholarships: $15,000-21,000 per year
Criteria: based on unweighted GPA and test scores (optional)

University Grant: $13,000 per year
Criteria: based on unweighted GPA and test scores (optional)

Iowa Resident On Campus Additional Institutional Aid

Ambrose Advantage Full-Tuition Scholarship  (more information here)
Iowa resident, Pell Grant and Iowa Tuition Grant eligible, 2023 high school graduate, minimum unweighted 2.5 GPA, admitted and file FAFSA filed by March 15. To remain eligible in subsequent years, students must maintain 2.5 GPA.

Fr. Welch Alumni Scholarships: $1,000 per year
Parent is a St. Ambrose graduate

Catholic Traditions Scholarship: $1,000 per year
Students with Catholic religious denomination or plans to graduate from Catholic high school 

Minority Scholarship: $500 per year
Ethnically diverse student

Athletic Scholarships: varies
Performance and ability

Fine Arts Scholarships: varies
Performance and ability in music, art and theatre

Student Leader Scholarship: $2,000 per year (more information here)
Involvement in select student clubs and organizations, additional application required by Dec. 31, 2022. Cannot be combined with athletics or fine arts scholarships.

Faith Learning Justice Scholarship: $2,000 per year (more information here)
Involvement in campus ministry, additional application required by Dec. 31, 2022. Cannot be combined with athletics or fine arts scholarships.



IOWA RESIDENTS LIVING OFF CAMPUS

Iowa Resident Off Campus Merit-Based Scholarships

Academic Scholarships: $13,000-$16,000 per year
Based on unweighted GPA and test scores (optional)

University Grant: $11,000 per year
Based on unweighted GPA and test scores (optional)

Iowa Resident Off Campus Additional Institutional Scholarships

Ambrose Advantage Full-Tuition Scholarship  (more information here)
Iowa resident, Pell Grant and Iowa Tuition Grant eligible, 2023 high school graduate, minimum unweighted 2.5 GPA, admitted and file FAFSA filed by March 15. To remain eligible in subsequent years, students must maintain 2.5 GPA.

Fr. Welch Alumni Scholarships: $500 per year
Parent is a St. Ambrose graduate

Catholic Traditions Scholarship: $1,000 per year
Students with Catholic religious denomination or plans to graduate from Catholic high school 

Minority Scholarship: $500 per year
Ethnically diverse student

Athletic Scholarships: varies
Performance and ability

Fine Arts Scholarships: varies
Performance and ability in music, art and theatre

Student Leader Scholarship: $2,000 per year (more information here)
Involvement in select student clubs and organizations, additional application required by Dec. 31, 2022. Cannot be combined with athletics or fine arts scholarships.

Faith Learning Justice Scholarship: $2,000 per year (more information here)
Involvement in campus ministry, additional application required by Dec. 31, 2022. Cannot be combined with athletics or fine arts scholarships.



OUT OF STATE RESIDENTS LIVING ON CAMPUS

Out of State On Campus Merit-Based Scholarships

Trustee Scholar: $25,000 per year
Unweighted 3.90 GPA and minimum 29 ACT or 1340 SAT score. Must maintain 3.25 cumulative GPA in successive years. Invited to compete for an Ambrose Scholar full-tuition award.

Academic Scholarships: $17,000-$23,000 per year
Criteria: based on unweighted GPA and test scores (optional)

University Grant: $13,000 per year
Based on unweighted GPA and test scores (optional)

Out of State On Campus Additional Institutional Aid

Fr. Welch Alumni Scholarships: $1,000 per year
Parent is a St. Ambrose graduate

Catholic Traditions Scholarship: $1,000 per year
Students with Catholic religious denomination or plans to graduate from Catholic high school 

Minority Scholarship: $500 per year
Ethnically diverse student

Athletic Scholarships: varies
Performance and ability

Fine Arts Scholarships: varies
Performance and ability in music, art and theatre

Student Leader Scholarship: $2,000 per year (more information here)
Involvement in select student clubs and organizations, additional application required by Dec. 31, 2022. Cannot be combined with athletics or fine arts scholarships.

Faith Learning Justice Scholarship: $2,000 per year (more information here)
Involvement in campus ministry, additional application required by Dec. 31, 2022. Cannot be combined with athletics or fine arts scholarships.



OUT OF STATE RESIDENTS LIVING OFF CAMPUS

Out of State Off Campus Merit-Based Scholarships

Academic Scholarships: $14,000-$17,000 per year
Criteria: based on unweighted GPA and test scores (optional)

University Grants: $13,000 per year
Based on unweighted test scores

Out of State Off Campus Additional Institutional Scholarships

Fr. Welch Alumni Scholarships: $500 per year
Parent is a St. Ambrose graduate

Catholic Traditions Scholarship: $1,000 per year
Students with Catholic religious denomination or plans to graduate from Catholic high school 

Minority Scholarship: $500 per year
Ethnically diverse student

Athletic Scholarships: varies
Performance and ability

Fine Arts Scholarships: varies
Performance and ability in music, art and theatre

Student Leader Scholarship: $2,000 per year (more information here)
Involvement in select student clubs and organizations, additional application required by Dec. 31, 2022. Cannot be combined with athletics or fine arts scholarships.

Faith Learning Justice Scholarship: $2,000 per year (more information here)
Involvement in campus ministry, additional application required by Dec. 31, 2022. Cannot be combined with athletics or fine arts scholarships.

State and Federal Grants, Work Study

Grants are money that you don't repay, and they can come from government or private sources. SAU receives all financial aid funds directly - including loans and grants - then applies them to your account: once in the fall term and once in the spring term. Grants can be used to cover your tuition, books, and housing costs. You must apply for grants each academic year. If you have any loan funds in excess of your costs, you may receive a refund. If you are a first-time borrower, there is a 30-day hold on your first disbursement. For all of these grants, you must complete the Free Application Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1.


Iowa Tuition Grant
To be eligible for the Iowa Tuition Grant, you must be a resident of Iowa as defined by the State Board of Regents and currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an undergraduate degree program at an eligible Iowa college or university (SAU is eligible). Iowa College Aid administers need-based college financial aid for Iowans, such as the Iowa Tuition Grant. FAFSA deadline is July 1.
Award: $6,800

Federal Pell Grant
Awarded to students of the highest need based on how much your family can contribute to your education. The U.S. Department of Education sets a Expected Family Contribution (EFC) threshold. Then, when you file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), it computes where you land within that threshold and determines if you qualify for the grant and for how much.
Award: $6,895 maximum

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
To qualify, you must file a FAFSA by the priority deadline of March 15 and you must qualify for a Pell Grant. This grant is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to students who have submitted all required documents for review and in time for the review to be complete. If you are eligible for a Pell Grant or SEOG, the awards will appear on your financial aid award letter.
Award: $400 maximum

Federal Work Study
Must secrute campus employment.
Award: $2,560

Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant 
Provides aid to students intending to teach in a high-need field at a school that serves low-income families (as determined by the U.S. Department of Education or a state education agency). Review criteria and all details here.
Award: up to $4,000

Outside Scholarships

There are many opportunities to receive scholarships from outside sources, here are a few websites to begin researching your options:

Another tip: Next time you're on campus, check out the bulletin board outside Bee Central where we post more flyers and applications for outside scholarships.

Loans

Financing Your Education

Loans are one way to pay for your degree.

Financial institutions lend money to a person over a set period of time with the legal expectation that the recipient will repay the amount.

As part of learning about loans, read SAU's Financial Aid Policies and use the Net Price Calculator to see how loans affect your budget.

Loan Best Practices and Tips

Here are some important tips to follow when borrowing student loans:

  • As a student loan borrower, be aware of your rights and responsibilities.
  • Be a responsible borrower and only borrow what you need to cover your educational expenses. If you have borrowed more money than you need for the semester, you can always return it. There are no penalties for early repayment.
  • Know your allotted grace period for each loan. If you go below half-time status or withdraw from school, you will enter your grace period. If your grace period elapses and you are not enrolled, you will begin your repayment period.
  • Pay off accruing interest to avoid interest capitalization when entering repayment.
  • Avoid defaulting on your student loan. If you have trouble making monthly payments, contact your student loan provider or school for help and information.
  • If you have any loan funds in excess of your costs, you may receive a refund. If you are a first-time borrower, there is a 30-day hold on your first disbursement.
Federal Loans – For Students and Parents

Federal Student Loans

All students filing a FAFSA are eligible for federal loans.

The SAU Financial Aid Office determines which types of federal loans you are eligible for, and the loans will be listed on your official award letter.

Federal Direct Loans

These are federally guaranteed loans. There are two types of Direct Loans: subsidized and unsubsidized. Learn more about these loan types on the federal Student Aid website.

  • A subsidized loan is based on financial need; the government waives the interest accrual while the student is enrolled at least half-time. Repayment on a subsidized loan does not start until 6 months after the student drops below half-time enrollment, graduates, or withdraws.
  • An unsubsidized loan is not based on financial need, and there is no interest payment deferment.

Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loans

This loan is for parents who want to finance their student's remaining balance and expenses. This is a credit-based loan with a fixed interest rate (see the table below). Parents are responsible for the full payment or interest-only payments while their student is enrolled. The loan cannot exceed the cost of attendance that remains once all other institutional and federal aid has been applied.


Loan TypeBorrowerStarting July 1 Each Year
Direct Subsidized Undergraduate fixed 3.73%
Direct Unsubsidized Graduate and Undergraduate fixed 3.73% (undergraduate); fixed 5.28% (graduate)
Direct PLUS Graduate or Parents fixed 6.28% 

*See the graduate student loan accordion for more information regarding federal loans available to graduate level students.

For information on interest rates visit the Federal Direct Loan website.

Private Loans

Private alternative loans are designed to assist students who need additional funding to meet the gap between the cost of attendance and any financial aid they have already received for that year/term.

Private loans are not part of the federal education loan program. Any student with questions or considering a private loan to help cover costs should first speak with the Financial Aid Office.

If you are considering a private educational loan, be aware of the following:

  • As a private loan borrower, it is your responsibility to research which loan will be best for you. You should pay close attention to interest rates, fees, and repayment terms.
  • If a lender approves the loan amount you requested, the University might not approve that same amount. The amount of money you may borrow (your loan) will be determined by both the University and other aid you receive. The loan also must fit within your Cost of Attendance budget set by the University according to Department of Education guidelines.
  • Private/alternative loans are credit-based loans. This means that the company will run your credit history. If your credit does not pass, you may be required to have a co-signer in order to receive that loan. The majority of private educational loan lenders offer a choice of variable or fixed interest rates. Variable means that the rates will fluctuate with the market over the life of the loan. Fixed means your interest rate will stay the same over the life of the loan. This will greatly influence the total cost of the loan over the years of repayment. If you do require a co-signer, most lenders offer a co-signer release option. This means that once you are in repayment and can be approved for credit on your own, your cosigner will be removed from the loan through a refinance process.
  • Many private educational loans also have associated fees. These processing or origination fees are charged to you and taken off the top of your loan. For example, you borrow $1,000 and the loan you chose had a 5 percent origination fee, you would only receive $950 because $50 is deducted for the fee.
  • Once you apply, the Financial Aid office will be notified and we will certify your loan. In most cases, this is done electronically, but you can expect that processing will take several weeks to complete because of the credit underwriting that the lenders perform.

Compare Loans to Make an Informed Decision
St. Ambrose University has partnered with two private loan comparison tools, Credible and the Great Lakes tool, FASTChoice. These private loan comparison tools empower you to take control of the process and make an informed decision in selecting the best private loan for your individual situation.

  • Credible is an online tool that allows students to compare personalized loans from multiple lenders. Students can analyze prequalified rates, terms, and eligibility rules side-by-side in just a matter of minutes. Credible is not a lender or bank. Credible partners with student loan lenders so that applicants have a variety of competitive options, each addressing their particular needs. Are you looking to refinance your private student loans? Credible has a resource for that too. Click here to visit the list of lenders offering private loan refinancing.
  • FASTChoice, powered by Great Lakes loan guarantor and processor, helps you choose the right loan by presenting you with loan details, including eligibility requirements, interest rates, loan limits and borrower benefits. FASTChoice provides comparison tools for a variety of private educational lenders previously utilized St. Ambrose students.

As required by state and federal law, the preferred lender list has the following disclosures:

  • In conjunction with lenders reviewed and used by our students, the SAU Financial Aid staff generated a list of lenders and compared those lenders' loan product details such as: fees, interest rates, rebates, etc. After evaluating those loan products, the staff generated a list of preferred lenders.
  • Evaluation and Selection Criteria: After compiling a comprehensive list, lenders were evaluated and selected based on interest rates, origination fees, cosigner options, out-of-state borrower options, efficiency of loans processing, customer service, loan limit criteria, non-degree seeking loans options, past due balance options, and repayment options/incentives.
  • Each lender on this preferred lender list is unaffiliated with the other.
  • A student is not required to borrow from a lender on this list and may apply for a private student loan with any lender. 

St. Ambrose University does not endorse any of the lenders included in the links above and cannot recommend specific lenders. Students may also choose to use a loan provider that does not appear in the list of lenders included at either of the links above.

Loan Forgiveness

You may be eligible for a portion or all of your student loan to be forgiven (not repaid) depending on your area of study, how your loan is financed, or where you work.

Information on this page is not exhaustive, so inquire with your loan provider or servicer.

Teacher Loan Forgiveness

If you plan to teach - and the world needs more teachers - you may qualify for a portion of your loan to be forgiven or completely paid (canceled). You may also qualify for cancellation of a Federal Perkins Loan if you meet certain conditions.


Loan type: Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Subsidized Federal Stafford Loans, Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Working in certain public service jobs and making continuous payments on your Direct Loan may qualify the balance of your loan to be forgiven. Examples of public service include government jobs at any level, attorneys in certain fields, non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations, and other non-profit groups. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and VISTA also count.

Health Care Professionals Loan Repayment

Several programs offer loan repayment or forgiveness to those working in medical professions, usually in low-income or health professional shortage areas (HPSA).

Federal Perkins Loan Cancellation and Discharge

If you have a Federal Perkins Loan, there are several types of occupations that may qualify you for loan forgiveness or cancellation. Some of those jobs include, but are not limited to: firefighter, speech pathologist, nurse, librarian, and others.
View the circumstances and conditions

Summer Loans

Summer financial aid is not automatically awarded to students. You must request summer financial aid by completing a Summer Loan Request Form listed under Financial Aid Forms. There is no institutional aid/scholarships for summer sessions. 

However, if you are enrolled during the summer for at least half-time (6 hours for undergraduate or 3 hours for graduate), you may be eligible for Federal Direct Loans.

  • Make sure you have filed your FAFSA for the current academic year. We will need this information to process your loan.
  • The amount of loan you request may not be the amount you are eligible for. Eligibility for an undergraduate student will be determined by the amount of loans borrowed previously in the academic year. Eligibility for the year may have been exhausted.

If you aren't enrolled at least half-time, you may consider taking a Private Alternative Loan to pay for your class. Visit the Private Alternative Loan section above for more information.

So, what's next?

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