Financial Options To

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Program Requirements

To be eligible for most federal and state programs, students must meet the following general requirements:


  • Demonstrate financial need for need-based federal student aid programs;
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or National; U.S. Permanent Resident; Citizen of the Freely Associated States; and Other Eligible Non-citizens;
  • Have a valid Social Security Number (except for students from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau);
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent;
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student in an eligible degree or certificate program;

  • Be enrolled at least half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds;

  • Sign the certification statement on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form stating that you’re not in default on a federal student loan, you do not owe money on a federal student grant, and you’ll only use federal student aid for educational purposes;

  • Show that you are qualified to obtain a college or career school education;

  • Not be in default on a federal student loan;
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress; and
  • Additional eligibility requirements can apply in certain situations including for non-U.S. citizens and students with criminal convictions.

Federal & State Financial Aid

  • Pell grant
  • Subsidized loans
  • Unsubsidized loans
  • Parent PLUS loans
  • Maryland Tolbert grant
  • DORS
  • Veterans education benefits
  • MyCAA

Financing Options


  • Federal and state financial aid
  • In-house payment plans
  • Private loans
  • Scholarships

Contact us for a list
of scholarship offerings

Federal Student Aid Application

  • Go to
  • Login with your FAFSA ID or create one.
  • Complete your FAFSA
  • Enter our federal school code: 042040

We’ll contact you when we receive your application.
You can also schedule a meeting to get help completing your FAFSA.

Quick Links


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  • Consumer info
  • Performance statistics
  • Additional financial aid info