Antioch University New England offers financial assistance to students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees. If you’re in a graduate or post-graduate certificate program, you may also qualify for aid.
Several types of assistance are available through federal and state governments, Antioch University New England, and private organizations. Eligibility for financial assistance usually is based on need. Your individualized aid package may include multiple types of assistance.
- Work-study jobs: work on-campus and earn $14 an hour. Positions vary from five to twenty hours per week. These funds do not have to be repaid; you will receive a bi-weekly paycheck.
- Antioch scholarships: take advantage of several opportunities available to new students. See the scholarship section for the list of available scholarships and to obtain an application.
- Federal Direct Loans: Loans that are part of the Direct Student loan program, which helps students pay part of their educational expenses by borrowing directly from the government. Terms of the loan are covered in greater detail in the required Federal Loan Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note. Loan repayment begins six months after a student graduates, withdraws, or drops below half-time status.
- Direct Unsubsidized Federal Loan: Students are not required to have Unmet Need to borrow an unsubsidized loan, but are responsible for interest that accrues during deferment periods with this loan type. Contact the Financial Aid Office for current interest rates.
- Federal Graduate PLUS Loan: A Graduate PLUS loan is an unsubsidized loan for graduate/professional students, limited to the cost of attendance minus other financial aid received. Contact the Financial Aid Office for current interest rates. Plus loan borrowers cannot have an adverse credit history. Repayment begins once a student graduates, withdraws, or drops below half-time. Interest accrues from the first disbursement of the loan.
- Alternative Loan: Students may borrow up to the cost of attendance less any financial aid received. Interest rates, fees, and approval of this loan are determined by credit history.
Antioch University New England recognizes those men and women who currently serve or served honorably in the United States armed services, in accordance with the Antioch University mission and emphasis on social responsibility.
Post-9/11 Yellow Ribbon Program
AUNE is a full participant in the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs Post-9/11 Yellow Ribbon Program. We’ll match dollar-for-dollar the VA Yellow Ribbon amount paid towards your tuition once you reach your annual VA tuition limit.
Other Benefits-eligible Veterans and Dependents
We honor active duty and honorably discharged Chapters 30 and 33 benefits-eligible veterans and family members with a tuition discount when enrolled in an approved degree or academic certificate program. Benefits-eligible veterans with other VA entitlements also may qualify.
To determine your eligibility for Antioch University New England’s Veterans’ Benefits, submit your DD-214 and Certificate of Eligibility to the AUNE VA Certifying Official in the Student Accounts Office by the end of the first week of the term. If transferring from another institution, submit also your VA form 22-1995. Until we confirm your eligibility, you are responsible for paying full tuition. AUNE Veterans’ Benefits are not applied retroactively. For more information, contact the AUNE VA Certifying Official in the Student Accounts Office.