Federal loans are available to students pursuing a Master of Education, Master of Education with Teaching Certification, or certifications in Pre-kindergarten–Grade 4 or Secondary Education.
Federal loans are unavailable for students pursuing certification in special education, reading specialist, or principal/admin I without the Master of Education.
Students must take a minimum of six (6) credits each semester (spring, fall) and a total of six (6) credits in the summer. Credit ratings are not part of the qualification process.
The available funding will cover the annual cost of tuition in most cases, $20,500 a year (11 plus courses).
Of those who are eligible, nearly all can qualify for loans except those with a previous loan default or those already borrowing the maximum.
TEACH GrantCabrini is a TEACH–Grant-eligible institution.
Students graduating with a Master of Education and Teacher Certification who plan to teach in a high-need district could be eligible for $2,000–$4,000 in grant money.
How to Pursue Financial Aid
Register a pin code at www.pin.ed.gov.
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.The average time for the application is 30 minutes. Use Cabrini College’s code: 003241
Cabrini will receive your FAFSA automatically and then email you with information about brief supplemental forms.
Return the supplemental form to Cabrini as soon as possible.
Help with the financial aid process is available at the Federal Help Line at 1-800-433-3243 or the Cabrini Financial Aid Office at 610-902-8107.
For more information about financial aid, visit www.cabrini.edu/FinancialAid.