College of Graduate Studies

Graduate Student Financial Aid

Graduate students are eligible for federal student aid. You must be accepted to the University in an aid-eligible program, have completed the financial aid application process, and be enrolled at least half-time (4.5 credits).  


Aid-Eligible Programs

To determine which types of aid your educational program qualifies for, please review our graduate program financial aid eligibility list. This information is found in your Immaculata University Graduate Catalog.  


How to Apply

For an easy step-by-step guide, please review our How to Apply section.  


Federal Direct Loan Program

The most commonly utilized form of assistance for graduate students is the Federal Direct Loan Program. For a complete review of the loan program, please review our Federal Direct Loan informational page.  


Federal Direct PLUS Loan and private educational loans

The Federal Direct PLUS Loan and private educational loans provide students with an opportunity to seek additional assistance beyond their eligibility for the Federal Direct Loan. The Office of Financial Aid suggests applying for the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program before applying for private educational loans. However, please review our information sections for both the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program as well as the private educational loans.  


Graduate Scholarships

A limited number of merit scholarships (consisting of course tuition waivers) are available each academic year for both master's and doctoral level degrees. To apply, you must be enrolled as a matriculated student in a degree-seeking program at Immaculata University. If you seek a certification/certificate only, you are not eligible for scholarship consideration.

You must have completed at least nine credits in your area of concentration and a total of 15 credits at Immaculata. Also, you must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.8. Applications are available in the graduate office. If you have any questions concerning graduate scholarships, please contact the College of Graduate Studies at 484-323-3220.  


Graduate Assistantships

A limited number of full or partial graduate assistantships are available yearly. These provide for tuition reduction and a stipend. Students are required to provide service under the tutelage of a faculty or administrative mentor. Further details, including the application and assistantship requirements, are available in the graduate office. If you have any questions, please contact the College of Graduate Studies at 484-323-3220. 


Financial Aid Advisors

If you have questions about financial aid, please contact the appropriate advisor based on the first letter of your last name.

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