Financial Aid

Everyone knows that college is expensive. Click here for a factsheet explaining the cost of going to college. But how will you pay for it? There are a variety of financial aid options available to you - grants, loans, fellowships, and work-study programs. Click here for a factsheet explaining all of your financial aid options. Click on one of the resource links below to find detailed information about financial aid. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) pop out link icon
Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school. We consistently champion the promise of postsecondary education to all Americans and its value to our society.
Career One Stop Scholarship Information pop out link icon
Search more than 5,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and other financial aid opportunities.
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Student gateway to the US Government.
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Connect with Military and Veteran Friendly schools that offer VA approved education programs.
National Health Service Corps pop out link icon
NHSC offers thousands of dollars in loan repayments and scholarships to help train healthcare professionals in critical careers who agree to serve in urban and rural Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
Accreditation Matters: (Part I) pop out link icon
How to Be a Smart Consumer of Academic Programs in Health Care
Accreditation Matters: (Part II) pop out link icon
Consequences of Attending a Non-Accredited School
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A good resource for nursing:

Peterson's College Search pop out link icon
Begin your journey to a successful nursing career today! Their extensive database of nursing schools makes it easy to find the nursing program that's right for you. Whether you're looking for the best path to a career as a registered nurse or physician assistant, they can help speed your search.

Federally-funded Resources
  • Job Corps Programs Healthcare

    Free healthcare training in a dozen allied health careers is available to eligible youth...

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  • Apprenticeship Training Healthcare

    Healthcare apprenticeship combines course study with on-the-job practical training.

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  • National Health Service Corps

    NHSC offers thousands of dollars in loan repayments and scholarships to help train healthcare professionals in critical careers who agree to serve in urban and rural Health Professional Shortage Areas...

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  • Nursing

    The Nursing Student Loan program provides long-term, low-interest rate loans to full-time and half-time financially needy students...

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  • Health Professions

    Millions of Americans do not have access to health care, because they live where there are not enough health professionals to meet basic needs.

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