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Graduate Program Financial Aid

Here is some helpful info to help you fund your education.

We're Here to Help

If you have any questions or need help finding and applying for financial aid, the Bethel University Financial Aid Office is here to help.

Financial Aid Office
(844) 415-2151
Veterans Benefits: (931) 551-4150

Getting Started

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. 


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.

Work-Study Programs

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.

Financial Aid Resources

Resources for financial aid:

Tuition Payment Options

Students are required to pay all tuition and fees at the beginning of each term, and registration is not complete until all fees are paid. Bethel University offers students six ways to pay their tuition.

Tuition Payment Options

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.