Helping You Pay for JBU

See how JBU can help you lower your costs and maximize your financial aid.

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We get it. Going to graduate school is a big investment. You deserve a transparent, helpful financial aid experience so you can make accurate decisions about your graduate education.

Talk to us! We'll help you keep your tuition costs as low as possible while maximizing your financial aid potential.

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2021-2022 Tuition Rates

At JBU, we value honesty and transparency with our current and future students. JBU charges tuition on a per-credit-hour basis, which can vary depending on the program. JBU does not charge any hidden fees. You can accurately estimate your tuition so you won't be surprised by your bill.

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Types of Aid Available for Grad Students

Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loans

Federal unsubsidized direct loans can be awarded to US citizens or eligible non-citizens who file a FAFSA. Here are a few details:

  • Requires at least half-time enrollment (three hours per semester) in a degree program
  • Up to $20,500 per academic year
  • Aggregate limit of $138,500
  • Deferred while in school
  • 5.28% interest rate for the 2021-2022 financial aid year (yearly interest rates depend on the value of the treasury note)
  • Origination fee of 1.057% on the principle loan amount
  • Repayment begins six months after ceasing to be enrolled at least half-time

JBU strongly recommends borrowing only for the cost of the graduate program.

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Alternative Graduate Loans

JBU recommends borrowing only for the cost of the graduate program. If a student needs additional financial aid, however, the student may request an alternative loan.

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Community Partnership Scholarship

Do you or a family member work for one of these organizations? You could be eligible to receive up to $2,500 per year toward your graduate tuition. 

Graduate Scholarships, Assistantships, & Grants

There are a variety of scholarships for graduate students. Some of these scholarships are need-based, and some are based on merit.


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Employer Reimbursement

Many employers offer reimbursement to employees who pursue higher education. Please contact your employer to find out about benefits offered.

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