Master's Degree Financing Options

Several financial resources are available to students, including student loan programs, scholarships and tuition assistance from employers.


Loans and Scholarships


Students may be eligible to apply for the following to assist in paying for their tuition:


Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans:  Students are eligible to receive up to $20,500 in Direct Unsubsidized Loans per academic year, regardless of personal or spousal income.


Federal Direct PLUS Loans:  All graduate students are eligible to apply for Graduate PLUS Loan funding each academic year. This credit-based loan can be used to cover tuition and fees and provide students with funding for living expenses up to the cost of attendance.


Private Loans: Students who require additional assistance may apply for education loans through private lenders.


Scholarships: Students may be eligible to apply for scholarships offered through Syracuse University.