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Financial Aid for Graduate Students

Graduate students must submit a FAFSA every academic year to apply for financial aid. The FAFSA can be completed online at and becomes available on Jan. 1. Stephens' FAFSA Code is 002512. Financial Aid eligibility will be determined based on the information submitted on the FAFSA and enrollment, and is dependent upon admission to a graduate program.

Tuition Discounts

Graduate students may be eligible for the following Stephens College tuition discounts:

  • Ideal Grant (for Stephens alumnae): Tuition reduction of $75 per credit hour for any master’s degree program
  • Community Connections Grant (for residents of Boone and Cole counties): $1,600 or more off tuition over the course of your program
  • Parent Grant (for parents of current Stephens undergraduate students: 30% tuition reduction for any graduate or online program

Loan Information

By completing the FAFSA, graduate students may be eligible to receive Federal Stafford unsubsidized loan each academic year, not to exceed a lifetime limit of $138,500.