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Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is awarded on a competitive basis.

Domestic and International Students: applications must be compete and submitted (including GRE/GMAT/TOEFL) by February 1 for full consideration of financial aid.

The department awards two types of financial assistance:

  • Partial tuition waivers (scholarships).
  • Graduate assistantships that require the student to do part time work (between 5-20 hours per week).

Diverse domestic students may qualify for aid through the Diversity Enhancement Pathway.

In addition to these awards the university funds several loan programs for graduate students. Qualified students may obtain federally guaranteed student loans and participate in the federal College Work-Study Program. Small short-term loans, supported by funds donated by alumni, faculty, and friends of the university, are also available.

Please visit the Graduate School website for more details.