Financial Aid and Tuition
There are several different types of tuition assistance available. Aid is
available, to those who qualify in the form of Federal Student loans, Pell
Grants, Alternative Loans, Veterans Assistance, Visa and MasterCard, and
in-school payment plans.
This option may
be used to make monthly tuition payments. Students would make the initial
$1500 deposit, and the remainder of the tuition would be paid in full by
the fifth month of school. The student may choose to make up to five
payments, with the first being on the first day of school. There is no
interest charged on this loan, although there is a late fee assessed on
all late payments.
cards may be used for the initial $1500 deposit, monthly tuition payments
We offer Federal
Student Loans through the US Department of Education. Loans available are:
Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans, along with Parent Plus Loans.
Students interested in a student loan or Pell grant, should complete the
school code is 016483. A Student Aid Report will be mailed to you
approximately 2-3 weeks once completed online. You may request a paper copy of this form from FIU if the
internet is unavailable. The students eligibility is determined by the US
Department of Education. A Student Aid Report will be sent to the student
and the school . An award letter will be sent to the student from the
school disclosing the types and amount of aid available.
Once you have completed your FAFSA and received your award letter from
the school, you should go to here to
complete your promissory note online. Students must
pay the deposit out from their own funds regardless of loan or grant
assistance available. All loan funds will be deposited into the students
tuition account. Any credit balance remaining will be returned to the
Types of Student
Stafford loans are available to most students. Income is used to determine
the need for this loan. The maximum a student may receive from this loan
Unsubsidized Stafford loans are available to independent students. Income
is not used to determine the need for this loan. An independent student is
a student over the age of 24, or married, or has dependents. The maximum a
student may receive from this loan is $9600.
Parent Plus Loans are available to dependent students. A dependent student
is a student under the age of 24, is not married, and has no children or
dependents. The maximum a student's parents may receive from this loan is
Student loans are disbursed in four installments. The first is 30 days
after enrollment, the second is three months into the program, the fourth
is six months into the program, and the last is nine months into the
program. All loan checks are deposited into the student's tuition account.
Once the tuition is paid in full, a student will receive any credit
balance. Repayment of subsidized and unsubsidized loans begins six months
after graduation. Parent Plus loans may be disbursed the first day of
attendance, and repayment begins 60 days after disbursement. All loan
applications must be originated through the school. To apply for financial
aid, a student may go the US Department of Education's website at
for a Pell Grant is determined by the US Department of Education. The
first step is to complete the FAFSA form. A student aid report will be
sent to the student to determine Pell eligibility. Pell Grants are
disbursed in 4 installments.
Veterans who feel
they qualify for Veterans Assistance or the GI Bill should contact the
school. Students receiving this type of aid are responsible for the
initial $1500 deposit, and must also purchase of textbooks. on the first
day of class. Veterans will be paid their monthly allotments and are
responsible for making monthly tuition payments to the school.
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FIU has given
me the opportunity for a challenging career that is on the cutting edge of
new technology. Working in the ultrasound field is very exciting!
I am currently working for a Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon performing X-ray,
Vascular Ultrasound, and Echocardiograms. This position would not have
been available to me without the education I acquired from FIU.
Eldridge, RT, RDMS, RVT
I was grateful
for the hands-on experience I had at FIU while learning ultrasound. I was
able to begin a job in ultrasound at a level that impressed my employers.
I find the field exciting and certainly challenging. Thank you FIU.
Anderson, Fairmont, MN
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