Get support for your graduate studies with graduate financial aid
Student Financial Services, located in Mercy Hall, helps graduate students identify sources of financial assistance to help meet the cost of graduate education.
Our regular office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and special arrangements can be made for appointments outside of the regular hours.
- Federal Student Loans
A long-term federal student loan program that provides a 10-year repayment period. See below for application details.
- Graduate Assistantships
The opportunity to work eight to 16 hours a week in professional offices and academic departments on campus in lieu of tuition for one or two courses per semester. A limited number are available. Applications are located in the Graduate Office.
- Tuition Reimbursement
Many companies will offer to pay a portion of your tuition for course work in a related field of study. Consult your employer's Human Resources department for availability and eligibility.
- Academic Scholarships
Limited scholarship opportunities may be available from USJ's academic departments. Inquire with your department chair.
- Yellow Ribbon Program and Veterans Services
Veterans who received benefits under the new GI Bill are eligible for a tuition discount. USJ will also review a veteran's service experience in awarding college credit. For more information, visit USJ's Office of the Registrar's Veterans Services.