Financial Aid

Take Advantage of Financial Aid

Financial aid for your education is available from a variety of sources, such as federal grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans, scholarship programs, private sources, student employment opportunities, and sometimes even employer assistance programs. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with, and research all of the financing options available, so that you can determine what works best for your individual needs.

The following sections will help you answer questions, provide you with resources, and assist you in applying when you are ready.

For more assistance please contact the University of Cincinnati Office of Financial Aid.

Student Financial Aid
University of Cincinnati
PO Box 210125
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0125
Phone 513-556-1000
Fax 513-556-9171

Federal School Code: 003125

Types of Financial Aid

Loans, grants, scholarships; there are many different types of financial aid to fit your unique situation. Take the time to figure out the best option for you.

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Most students are eligible for some type of financial aid. But some loans may not be right for certain students and certain financial situations. The resources here will help you determine your eligibility.

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How to Apply

Follow these five steps and make sure you have the items listed in this section when you’re ready to apply for financial aid.

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An important part of the financial aid process is determining how you will repay your loan once you graduate. Determine which repayment plan is best for your needs.

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International Students

International students are eligible to apply for the University of Cincinnati online Master of Education, graduate certificate, and continuing education programs. Requirements for Financial Aid, however, may differ.

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Financial Aid Resources

Beyond the valuable financial aid information found throughout this site, there are several excellent online resources to further assist you.

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