Federal financial aid includes grant and low interest loan programs from the U.S. Department of Education to help you pay for your college tuition and expenses– because nothing should hold you back from reaching your full potential. You also don't have to go it alone. Our finance advisors are on hand to help guide you through the process.
Direct unsubsidized loans are loans that help cover the cost of higher education for both undergraduate and graduate or professional students. Financial need is not required to qualify. The borrower is generally responsible for paying all the accumulated interest, until the loan balance is paid off.
Review your financial aid offer notification In your notification, we’ll explain the details of your financial aid package, which can include grants, scholarships, and federal student loans.
Complete your Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Students who receive a Federal Direct loan for the first time are required to complete these online forms before they’re eligible to receive payment. This process will take approximately 20 minutes to complete and can be accessed 24 hours a day.
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A finance advisor is ready to explain your financial aid options including grants, scholarships, loans and other services you may not even know about. Contact them today.
You must attend school continuously, with no attendance breaks greater than 14 days, to retain disbursed federal funds. A leave of absence must be requested and approved if you require more than 14 days away from class.
Not all University of Phoenix degree programs are eligible for federal financial aid. Please check with an advisor.
If the University determines that you are not eligible for federal financial aid and/or you do not provide all requested documentation, you will be immediately responsible for any outstanding balance and will be required to comply with the terms and conditions of the Cash Plan.
Students who do not comply with their primary financial option may not be allowed to attend classes. Your eligibility to start or continue attending classes is at the discretion of the University. A student may not be financially approved to attend class for failure to make payment in a timely manner, preventing the student from attending future class sessions until the amount owed is paid in full or satisfactory payment arrangements are made. Finance Advisors are available to provide additional information.
Washington State Loan Advocate Statement: For Washington State residents seeking information and resources about student loan repayment or seeking to submit a complaint relating to your student loans or student loan servicer, please visit www.wsac.wa.gov/loan-advocacy or contact the Student Loan Advocate at loanadvocate.wsac.wa.gov.