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Student Financial Assistance Programs

The University of Dallas publishes and makes available to current and prospective students information relating to financial assistance. This information can be found on University web pages, in the University of Dallas Bulletin, and in direct communications (e.g., emails) to current and prospective students. The information includes both need-based and non-need-based financial assistance programs (The University does not award financial assistance to students for Gainful Employment programs).

If you would like to receive a paper copy of this information or if you have questions about financial assistance at UD, please contact the University of Dallas Financial Aid Office.

Requesting Financial Assistance

Undergraduate Students

Various financial assistance programs are available to undergraduate students. Below are links to information about such programs, including the application procedure, details about individual financial assistance programs, eligibility requirements, and selection and award criteria.

Graduate Students, Generally

Various financial assistance programs are available to graduate students. Below are links to information about such programs, including the application procedure, details about individual financial assistance programs, eligibility requirements, and selection and award criteria.

Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts

Some financial assistance is specific to the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts.

Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry

Some financial assistance is specific to the Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry.

Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business

Some financial assistance is specific to the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business.

Receiving and Continuing Financial Assistance

Undergraduate Students

Students receiving financial assistance generally must make satisfactory academic progress in order to continue receiving financial assistance. In addition, academic scholarships generally have scholarship-specific requirements for renewal.

Graduate Students, Generally

Students receiving financial assistance generally must make satisfactory academic progress in order to continue receiving financial assistance.

Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts

Braniff students receiving academic scholarships and grants generally must meet the following requirements in order to renew their scholarships and grants.

Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry

Neuhoff students receiving academic scholarships and grants generally must meet the following requirements in order to renew their scholarships and grants.

Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business

Gupta students receiving academic scholarships and grants generally must meet the following requirements in order to renew their scholarships and grants.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

Students who participate in work study are employees of the University and are subject to the general conditions and terms found in the University of Dallas Employee Handbook. 

Student Loans

Student Loan Information, Generally

In order to better equip students to make educated decisions regarding student loans, the University provides loan counseling and information regarding managing student loan debt.

Additional and Outside Information

Various sources, including from outside the University, provide additional information regarding student loans.

Disbursement Dates

The University provides information regarding student loan disbursements.

Terms and Conditions of Federal Loans

The University of Dallas participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. The University does not currently participate in any other federal student loan programs, as other programs have been discontinued by the federal government.

Terms and Conditions of Private Loans

The University of Dallas does not itself provide loans to students and does not have a preferred lender list. Some students choose to take out private loans. The University provides a list of lenders used by students in the past, for the convenience of potential borrowers in comparing rates and benefits. However, students are free to choose any lender for an alternative loan.

A prospective borrower may want to investigate whether he or she qualifies for loans or other assistance under the Title IV, HEA programs (federal financial assistance). The terms and conditions of federal loans may be more favorable than the provisions of the private education loans.

Student Loan Repayment Issues

The federal government provides various options for the repayment or satisfaction of federal student loans.

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