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MBA Financing Options UAlbany Weekend MBA


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Steve walks us through the options and steps of Financing your MBA education. From loans to grants to employer support, you'll find some great answers here. Thanks for sharing and connecting with me on Twitter @UAlbanyMBA

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MBA Financing Options UAlbany Weekend MBA

  1. 1. April 27, 2011 / power up ›› THE WEEKEND MBA PROGRAM WEBINAR Financing Your MBA Degree
  2. 2. <ul><li>Weekend MBA is a contract program </li></ul><ul><li>Does NOT qualify for federal/FAFSA funding </li></ul><ul><li>Private graduate student loans </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship awards available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chambers of commerce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General </li></ul></ul>FINANCING Options
  3. 3. <ul><li>Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) . </li></ul><ul><li>Must be completed to receive Federal Student Aid. </li></ul><ul><li>Determines financial aid eligibility. </li></ul>TRADITIONAL Financing Options
  4. 4. <ul><li>Federal Direct Loans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subsidized vs. unsubsidized loans. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interest rate fixed at 6.8% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual loan limit $20,500 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct Graduate PLUS loan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Complete DL Master Promissory Note and DL Entrance Counseling at . </li></ul>TRADITIONAL Financing Options
  5. 5. <ul><li>Graduate Fellowships, Assistantships, and Tuition Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>External Scholarship Opportunities? </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>TRADITIONAL Financing Options
  6. 6. <ul><li>Alternative/Private Education Loans </li></ul><ul><li>Offered by several financial lending institutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Credit-based loans </li></ul><ul><li>Exhaust all federal aid first! </li></ul><ul><li>Use cosigner when applicable </li></ul>TRADITIONAL Financing Options
  7. 7. <ul><li>Don Purdy, Program Director </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>P: 518.442.4964 | F: 518.442.4975 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter: @UAlbanyMBA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn : </li></ul></ul>CONTACT Information
  8. 8. <ul><li>Monday, May 2, 4:30 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>MBAs in Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Alissa Quinn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First Vice President, UBS Financial Services, The Quinn Group </li></ul></ul>MARK Your Calendars!
  9. 9. <ul><li>We hope to receive your </li></ul><ul><li>online application package soon! </li></ul>QUESTIONS?