From the Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA)

Information for Graduate Students

Whether you are a prospective student or currently a student, this is where you can find the information you need to finance your graduate degree.

  • Students enrolled in a graduate program may be eligible for a Federal Direct Loan to finance part of their education.
  • Eligibility is awarded based on the program cost minus any amounts of company sponsorship, tuition remission, etc. received.
  • If the program costs are not met, student can receive up to $20,500 in Direct Loans.

Below are answers to questions you may encounter as you apply for aid at the University of Maryland.


For more information, visit the Office of Student Financial Aid's webpage.