Financial Aid

Professional Year 1-4 (P1 – P4)

 The FAFSA

  • The FAFSA must be submitted annually, it can be found at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/
  • Question 28, “Will you have your first bachelor’s degree before you begin the 2021-2022 school year?”

     Select “Yes” or “No” 

  • Question 29, “What will your college grade level be when you begin the 2021-2022 school year?” 
    • Indicate either, “1st year graduate/ professional” or “Continuing graduate/ professional or beyond”, based on your grade level
  • Question 30, “What degree or certificate will you be working on when you begin the 2021-2022 school year?” 
    • Indicate, “Graduate or professional degree” 
  • Question 47, “At the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year, will you be working on a master’s or doctorate program (such as MA, MBA, MD, JD, PhD, EdD, graduate certificate, etc.)?” 
    • Select “Yes” 
  • Complete the remainder of the FAFSA with your information
  • North Dakota State University school code: 002997
  • Monitor your Campus Connection To Do List to see if additional documentation is required 
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Other Financial Aid Information 

  • P1 – P4 professional students may be eligible for a federal direct unsubsidized loan for the academic year (fall and spring semester) with a maximum of $33,000.  The annual (fall, spring and summer semesters) maximum is $37,167.  The lifetime aggregate maximum is $224,000 
  • If interested in summer financial aid a Summer School Financial Aid Application would need to be completed.  The summer aid application will be available mid-April at https://www.ndsu.edu/onestop/finaid/application/summer/  
  • Please be aware in order to receive federal financial aid student must meet academic requirements known as Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).  More information about SAP can be found at https://www.ndsu.edu/onestop/finaid/sap/ 
  • Remember to check on your loan debt regularly by going to https://nslds.ed.gov/nslds/nslds_SA/ 

Sophomore EAP: Professional .5 year (P.5 and has not earned a bachelor's degree)

 

The FAFSA

  • The FAFSA must be submitted annually, it can be found at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/ 
  • Question 28, “Will you have your first bachelor’s degree before you begin the 2021-2022 school year?”
    • Select “No”
  • Question 29, “What will your college grade level be when you begin the 2021-2022 school year?”
    • Select your undergraduate level (i.e. “2nd year undergraduate/sophomore”, etc.)
  • Question 30, “What degree or certificate will you be working on when you begin the 2021-2022 school year?”
    • Indicate, “1st bachelor’s degree”
  • Question 47, “At the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year, will you be working on a master’s or doctorate program (such as MA, MBA, MD, JD, PhD, EdD, graduate certificate, etc.)?”
    • Select “No”
  • Complete the remainder of the FAFSA with your information
  • North Dakota State University school code: 002997
  • Monitor your Campus Connection To Do List to see if additional documentation is required

Other Financial Aid Information

  • P.5 professional students pay differential tuition
  • Dependent P.5 professional students may be eligible for a federal direct subsidized/ unsubsidized loan for the academic year with a maximum of $5,500 for freshmen, $6,500 for sophomores $7,500 for juniors/seniors. 
  • Independent P.5 professional students may be eligible for a federal direct subsidized/unsubsidized loan for the academic year with a maximum of $9,500 for freshmen, $10,500 for sophomores, $12,500 for juniors/seniors
  • If interested in summer financial aid a Summer School Financial Aid Application would need to be completed.  The summer aid application will be available mid-April at https://www.ndsu.edu/onestop/finaid/application/summer/ 
  • Please be aware in order to receive federal financial aid student must meet academic requirements known as Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).  More information about SAP can be found at https://www.ndsu.edu/onestop/finaid/sap/ 
  • Remember to check on your loan debt regularly by going to https://nslds.ed.gov/nslds/nslds_SA/  

If you have other financial aid questions please contact One Stop at: 701.231.6200 (local) or 866.924.8969 (toll free) or email ndsu.onestop@ndsu.edu

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