Financial Aid

Financial aid has the commitment of financing the student’s education by establishing a budget for each academic year. This includes the following expenses: Tuition, Room, Board, Equipment, Books, Personal Expenses, Transportation and other fees.


Students must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to receive federal financial aid:

  • United States Citizen, national, U.S. permanent resident or eligible non citizen
  • Be enrolled as a Half Time student or More: Enrolled in 10 credits or more in any of the academic semesters
  • Not be in default in any previous student loans
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress

All students will be eligible to receive financial aid if they demonstrate their inability to cover their educational cost. Students are entitled to receive one or a combination of the following awards:


Maximum time for completion of the optometry program while being eligible for federal loans is six academic years for a full-time student and eight academic years for a part-time student. Students must pass courses at the rate of at least 75 percent of the courses attempted to be eligible for federal loans the next semester.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

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