Financial Budgeting


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Reflect about these questions when thinking about your financial budget:

  • How much money can you spend each week/semester/year?
  • What are your priority needs and expenses?
  • Will my budget create a path for my future financial goals?

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Budgeting Specifically for Graduate Students-The Muse

Loan Repayment Programs

While pursuing your time at the University’s Graduate program your loans will most likely be deferred, however upon graduation and after a 6 month grace period they will become active. All the programs below provide financial assistance in repaying your loans and interested individuals must submit an application in order to receive the loan repayment benefits.

National Institutes of Health –Students remaining in the health/research field

Teacher Loan Forgiveness –Students entering the work force in teaching professions

Public Service Loan Forgiveness –Students entering the work force in Public Service organizations