Different Ways to Pay for College
There are many ways to help pay for your college education:
Federal student aid - The federal government offers financial aid programs, many of which do not require repayment. To apply, .
State student aid - Even if you're not eligible for federal aid, you can still apply for financial aid from your state. Contact your for more information on eligibility and deadlines.
Your college or career school -Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miền Many institutions offer financial aid from their own funds. They may use your FAFSA information to determine whether you qualify for their aid. To find out what might be available to you, contact your school’s financial aid office.
Organizations, nonprofits, or private companies - Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnMany offer . Some may accept your FAFSA information, but most have their own applications. This form of aid may be available for students who do not qualify for federal aid.
Other Resources from the Federal Government - The Department of Education isn't the only source of federal funding. .
Veterans and Military Service Members - Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYou may qualify for education benefits. There are many .
Student Loans - Learn about federal and private student loans.
Savings Plans - Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnMany state governments have created 529 plans with tax advantages. They make it easier for families to save for their child’s education.
Visit to learn about the plans available in each state.or download the application to your phone or tablet to practice on the go. Listen to for audio conversations to learn English.
If you are concerned that you might have been scammed or overcharged by an ESL program, contact the to file a complaint.or your local school board can tell you about:
The state's education rights for people with disabilities
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnAn is a plan developed by a child’s teachers and parents to meet that child’s needs. It’s an important part of the IDEA guarantees a free, appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities.
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnCollege-bound students with intellectual disabilities may be eligible for financial aid programs. The has information on loans, grants, and scholarships.
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnContact the school you want to attend for more information on what help they offer.
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYou may contact the OIG by:
Calling 1-800-MIS-USED (1-800-647-8733). Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9 AM to 11 AM ET, and Tuesday and Thursday 1 PM to 3 PM. ET, except federal holidays.
Downloading the . After completing it, mail or fax it to:
Inspector General's Hotline
Office of Inspector General
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20202-1500
Fax: (202) 245-7047
Financial Aid Complaints
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf you have done everything you can to resolve a student loan issue, contact the They will work with you and the lender to resolve your complaints after you have tried other avenues without success.
Special Education or Civil Rights Complaints
The Department of Education's enforces several federal civil rights laws. These laws prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive Education Department funds. Contact their office at 1-800-421-3481.. If you’re a , you may be eligible too.
- and other education programs.
- Compare schools with the .
Forever GI Bill
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnThe makes big changes to many veterans education benefits. Most changes expand or improve upon existing benefits. Highlights include:
- to people who lost them because their school closed
- Eliminating the 15-year time limit for those who left active duty on or after January 1, 2013
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnMany other changes are in effect or coming. See a detailed list of .
Military Tuition Assistance
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf you're in the military now, your unit may pay for your tuition if you attend college in your off-duty time.
- Learn about the .
- and help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)
Frequent military transfers can make it hard to get your degree. But can help. These civilian colleges and universities:
- Make transferring credits easy
- Reduce the number of credits you must earn at their school to get a degree
- Give classes on or near military installations in the U.S., overseas, and on military ships
- Offer distance learning programs
- Offer degrees that match your military job
- Are open to service members and their families
Military Spouse Tuition Assistance
Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf you’re a military spouse, you can find help paying for college or vocational training too. There are many scholarships, grants, and interest-free loans. Find sources of .
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Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnLast Updated: April 13, 2021