Financing Your Education

Students enrolling in health professional programs should be prepared for a substantial financial commitment. Loans are generally the primary source of funding, with graduate debt averaging over $100,000. Check out these resources to learn more about possible sources of funding:

Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid

Information about loans, scholarships, military aid programs, links to online aid applications, FAQs, a loan repayment calculator, and a financial aid contribution estimator.

Department of Education's Student Guide

Information on federal student aid resources, the application process, eligibility requirements, and standard award amounts.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Application used to determine eligibility for government funded financial aid.

For a full guide and details on each step in applying to medical school, read the Pre-Health Application Guide.