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Graduate PLUS Loans

Student loans are administered by the Office of Student Financial Services and are included in your financial aid award if you completed the necessary requirements. Loans are a form of financial aid that must be repaid with interest. Loans that are included on your award letter are automatically accepted.


Required materials and deadlines for applications vary by program. Please refer to the list below and to the program’s application for admission for dates and requirements.

Application for Admission

To be considered for financial aid, complete applications for admission must be received no later than the dates listed below for each program:

Program Application Deadline
M.A.T. April 15
M.F.A./Dance January 13
M.F.A./Theatre January 15
M.S./Biological Sciences January 15
M.S./Exercise & Sport Studies March 15
Post-Bac/Mathematics March 15

Federal Loan Deadline

Applicants interested in federal loans should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15 or as soon as possible after applying for admission.