Graduate Program Financial Aid
Here is some helpful info to help you fund your education.
Graduate students seeking federal student aid should file a Free Application for Financial for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) form. Just go to the FAFSA website to find an application and learn more about what you’ll need. We recommend you contact Bethel University's Financial Aid office to learn the best methods to get the aid you need.
FAFSA SCHOOL CODE: 003480
Understanding Financial Aid
We realize that financial aid can be confusing. Here we offer you the basics to help you find the information you need to help fund your education.
Types of Financial Aid for Graduate Students
You may be eligible to receive student loans based on your financial need.
- Unsubsidized Federal Direct
- Grad PLUS
Complete your annual FAFSA paperwork to determine which type of loan is best for you. Your Bethel Financial Aid Counselor will help you with this step.
Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study. Visit the Federal Student Aid website for more details.
Helpful Financial Aid Websites
Financial Aid Information
Student Loan Information
- Direct Loans (MPN, Entrance and Exit Counseling)
- Direct Loan Consolidation
- Direct Loan Servicing
- Loan Forgiveness for Public Service Employees
- Loan Forgiveness for Teachers
- National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
Need-Based vs. Non-Need-Based
Each of these types of financial aid assistance is split into two categories: Need-Based and Non-Need-Based. The type of financial aid a student receives is figured by the cost of attendance and their Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by the student’s FAFSA.
- These loans are not available for graduate students.
- Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loans
- Federal Direct Grad Plus Loan Program
Financial Aid Assistance Information
Information concerning Financial Aid Assistance can be found in the Current School Catalog.