Graduate Financial Aid

Graduate Financial Aid

Financial aid for your Doctorate of Chiropractic studies will be a vastly different journey than that of your undergraduate degree.

As a graduate student you no longer qualify for gift aid such as the Pell Grant and Direct Subsidized Loans, however you may qualify for several institutional and outside scholarships, which are not required to be repaid. Additionally we offer Federal Work Study to students who are interested.

Graduate students are also able to borrow Direct Unsubsidized Loans offered by the U.S. Department of Education at a higher amount to help cover the cost of their education.

Cleveland University-Kansas City has Financial Aid Specialists dedicated to helping you navigate funding specific to our graduate students.

$340,000 in Institutional Scholarships awarded to DC students in 2022-23
47% of new, Fall 2022 DC students received an Incoming Student scholarship

Financial Aid Process

Applying for financial aid and scholarships can seem overwhelming. Our financial aid specialists will help you evaluate the cost of your education, including how to finance it through scholarships and Federal Student Aid programs. We can also assist you in determining your eligibility and in applying for financial aid.

To begin the financial aid process:

  • Go to studentaid.gov to complete the steps to receive federal aid.
  • Login or create an account (first time users). You will use your FSA ID login for certain U.S. Department of Education websites.
  • Apply for aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov. The School Code for Cleveland University-Kansas City is 014438.

Next Steps:

  1. You will receive a notification when your awarded financial aid funds are awaiting your approval.
  2. Accept your awards via Cleveland Connect (the student information portal)
  3. Complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN) for the Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan.
  4. Complete Entrance Counseling.

CONTACT Financial Aid

Don’t let money stand in the way of your dreams. From scholarships to student loans – our financial aid specialists are fluent in the language of “I need help paying for my education.” We will help you find a way, be it federally-funded assistance, state-supported grants or loans.

Phone: (913) 234-0736

Email: financialaid@cleveland.edu

Financial Aid Office, 2nd Floor
10850 Lowell Avenue
Overland Park, KS, 66210

Hours: Monday — Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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