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Graduate Financial Aid

Apply for Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid doesn't have to be complicated. Here you'll find step by step instructions and information on your eligibility for financial aid.

How to Apply for Graduate Financial Aid

Submitting the forms

Our priority processing timeline is recommended as follows:

  • For Summer: March 31
  • For Fall: June 1
  • For Spring: November 1

Forms will be accepted after the designated date and complete files are processed in the order received based on the time of year you are seeking assistance and funding levels.

1

Complete and submit the FAFSA form

All students seeking financial aid need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is available after October 1. This is by far the most important document in the financial aid process.

Quinnipiac school code: 001402

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2

Submit the Quinnipiac graduate financial aid application

This form is required to receive financial aid and provides information including when seeking financial aid, enrollment plans, outside resources (including tuition reimbursement) and authorization to release information.

Complete the 2020-21 Application

The 2020-21 application is required for students seeking any form of assistance for Summer 2020, Fall 2020 and/or Spring 2021.

Complete the 2021-22 Application

The 2021-22 application is required for students seeking any form of assistance for Summer 2021, Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022.

3

Submit the Quinnipiac graduate grant application

Grant funds are awarded to our full-time, on-ground graduate students who are U.S. citizens and demonstrate high financial need as evaluated by the financial aid office.

  • If applicable, certain students will also be asked to provide parental information* in order to apply.
    *Parent application is required for grant consideration for unmarried students under the age of 26 or married students under the age of 24.
  • Students receiving tuition waivers or university-based scholarships will not be given priority consideration for need-based grants.

Complete the student grant application 2021-22 (electronic)

Complete the parent grant application 2021-22* (electronic)

Eligibility for Federal and Quinnipiac Financial Aid

To be eligible for graduate financial aid you must be matriculated into a degree-granting program, be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or eligible non-citizen as defined by the FAFSA, be in compliance with various regulatory requirements of federal and state programs and University policies and procedures including making Satisfactory Academic Progress. Only courses towards the degree requirements are eligible for financial aid. In addition, you must be enrolled as least part-time (5 or more credits each semester).

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