Scholarships & Aid

Don’t let finances stop you choosing the program
that is right for you and your career.

There are several options you can explore to finance your education.




Scholarships

We recognize talent. As a top-tier school, our faculty set the standard for excellence, a hallmark of the university. We offer scholarships to ensure students who strive for the best can benefit from UM faculty and all that the online degree programs have to offer.


Merit based


We also offer scholarships to the UoM community:


  • Students: For those enrolling this semester
  • Alumni: For undergraduate and graduate
  • Employees: For our working professionals
  • Military: For veterans and those currently serving


If you are awarded a scholarship, you could reduce your tuition by up to 45%.

Contact an enrolment advisor to find out if you are eligible.


IT’S WORTH ASKING


Financial Aid

If you live in the U.S. you may be eligible for a federal loan. It is recommended that you complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. The application takes around 30 minutes and you will need the University of Miami School Codes; FAFSA: 001536 and GRE: 5815. You can find financial aid deadlines on our admissions page.

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans

These are funded by the government, have an annual maximum of $20,500 and grace period of 6 months. There is no credit requirement. The repayment period is 10–25 years (options available).

You can apply on the FASA website, with a Master Promissory Note (MPN) - in which you promise to repay your loan (approximately 30 minutes). You will need to complete entrance counseling to ensure you understand the responsibilities and obligations you are assuming (approximately 30 minutes).

Federal Direct Graduate Plus Loans

These are funded by the government and have an annual maximum of the cost of attendance minus other student aid. There is no assumed grace period but you can contact the lender to request this. Good credit history or no credit history is required (no delinquent accounts or bankruptcy). The repayment period is 10–25 years (options available).

You can apply on the FASA website, with a Master Promissory Note (MPN) - in which you promise to repay your loan (approximately 30 minutes). You will also need to complete the direct PLUS Application (approximately 20 minutes).

Federal Direct Graduate Plus Loans

Privately funded loans tend to have an annual maximum of the cost of attendance minus other student aid. The grace period can be set at between six and nine months, depending on the loan. Most lenders require a particular credit score to be approved without a co-borrower. The typical repayment period is 10–20 years.

You can apply on the lender’s website.

Ways to Pay

Everyone is different and you know what works for you. Choose how you pay for your UOnline program.




You can discuss your circumstances and preferred method of payment with an enrolment advisor.


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Military Benefits

We are proud to provide military scholarships, and participate in the Yellow Ribbon program. Through UOnline, service members and their families have access to our top-ranked university from wherever military or civilian life takes them.


Call 800-411-2290 to speak with one of our specialist military advisors.

If you have served, or are currently serving, in the U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard or reserves, find out how we can serve you and your loved ones.

Call 800-411-2290 to speak with one of our specialist military advisors.

LEARN HOW WE CAN SERVE YOU