Financial Aid


Financial Aid for Graduate Students


Students who have been accepted, have completed the FAFSA, and are enrolled in at least 4.5 credits per semester, may be eligible for up to $20,500 in a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan per academic year. Clarke's academic year begins will the fall term. An award letter will be generated by the Financial Aid Office once we receive confirmation of acceptance and also a completed FAFSA. Returning students will be awarded every year moving forward with the completion of the FAFSA.

Clarke Institutional Aid

Clarke University offers endowed scholarships for Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Master of Arts in Education (MAE), and Master of Business Administration (MBA) students. Contact the Graduate Office for information of application criteria and application deadlines.

Graduate Student Loans

Since graduate students do not qualify for federal or state grant aid, some graduate students need additional assistance through student loans. Borrowed funds are then paid back to the lender in installments. For available loan options, click on the links below.

Federal Direct Loans
Graduate Plus Loans
Private Loans

Outside Scholarships

To search and apply for scholarships through outside organizations, click here. These scholarships are generally available on a year-to-year basis.  

Clarke Payment Plans

Clarke's Student Accounts Office offers several payment plan options. Payment plans begin August 10 for fall and January 10 for spring.  Employer reimbursement is a payment option.  Payment plans can be accessed through your MyInfo. The costs of books, supplies and individual expenses are not part of the payment plans.  For further information click here.



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