Many institutions, both public and private, provide low-interest loans to students and their parents or guardians. The Federal Government also provides several types of student loans based on the applicant's level of financial need. The amount of money a student can receive in loans varies by the distributing institution and depends on whether the student is claimed by a parent or guardian as a dependent. Since the process of applying for a loan may take several months, it is a good idea to start applying for Federal student loans well in advance. Complete the four easy steps on the right and begin this journey today!
Online universities offer multiple financial aid options to help you meet your tuition needs. These options include:
Please note that you do not need to have financial aid in place before you apply for an online degree. Many online universities have financial aid referral programs for incoming students, and will help you to get in touch with the resources you need to finance your continuing education.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, Sources of Financial Aid, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/oco20023.htm