Types of Aid

Our goal is to ensure you understand the resources available to help supplement the costs of your education. Along with scholarships or assistantships/fellowships from your academic department, loans and work-study are commonly included in aid packages. Your financial aid package will likely include a combination of these different types of aid.


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    Grants & Scholarships

    Grants and scholarships for graduate students are offered through individual graduate schools.

    Grants & Scholarships

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    Work-study is a need-based financial aid award that allows students to work on campus to earn money to help pay for educational expenses and minimize borrowing, all while developing valuable skills and experience.


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    Student Loans

    Loans are commonly an essential way to finance your graduate education. We're here to help you navigate the application process and borrow responsibly.


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    Summer Aid

    For students taking classes during the summer term, we offer financial aid on a limited basis.

    Summer Aid

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    Aid for Undocumented Students

    While financial aid for undocumented students is limited, there are scholarships available from DU, the State of Colorado and private organizations.

    Undocumented Students