A Video Overview Explaining Financial Aid
The E.D.P. School understands that filling out a federal financial aid application can seem overwhelming and a little confusing. That’s why one of our qualified Financial Aid Representatives will work with you one-on-one and make the application process simple. We will help you navigate through the process and explain which of our academic programs are eligible for Federal Student Aid. We will also identify various payment options with you, and of course, help you once you start school.
Applying For Financial Aid
Below you will find the answers to most questions regarding Federal Financial Aid. If you still require additional assistance, please do not hesitate to give us a call at 718-332-6469.
Beginning The Application Process
At The E.D.P. School, our Financial Aid Officers will gladly help you every step of the way. However, there are some things you will need to do to help speed the process along. We will be happy to explain everything to you in person when you come to visit the school, or you can refer to the accompanying instructions found by clicking on the link contained within the “How Do I Apply For Financial Aid?” section of this menu. If you require further assistance, we are here to help whenever you need us.
Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid and Net Price Estimator
The E.D.P. School provides prospective students with an on-line calculator that provides general estimates of costs and financial aid. These are, of course, only estimates, and your actual financial aid may vary. For actual costs and financial aid information, it is best to speak with our Financial Aid Office. Do not hesitate to give us a call at 718-332-6469. Call today to set up an individual appointment.
The E.D.P. School provides an electronic net-price calculator on our website. The Net-Price Calculator can be found here.
Determining Your Eligibility
Federal Student Aid is available to all students who meet the basic eligibility requirements. Federal awards in the form of “grant” are awarded based upon financial need. To qualify for Federal Student Aid, you have to meet certain requirements. For more information regarding Federal Student Aid eligibility, please visit the Federal Student Aide Basic Eligibility Criteria page here.
Understanding Your Financial Aid Package
Upon completion of the application process and admission into one of our eligible programs, the Financial Aid Office will prepare a package of financial aid for you based upon your eligibility and financial need. This award package may include a Federal PELL grant. The Financial Aid Office will meet with you one-on-one to discuss the aid program offered, explain the timing of financial aid disbursements, describe billing and payment procedures, and advise you on alternative financing sources.
Rights and Responsibilities of a Financial Aid Recipient
Using financial aid is a serious responsibility. It is very important that you understand your responsibilities as a recipient of Federal Student Aid, and that you know your rights. The E.D.P. School has assembled a Rights & Responsibilities webpage to ensure that you completely understand these important concepts.
How Do I Apply For Financial Aid?
Our Financial Aid Office is ready to help students through the entire financial aid process. However, students can also “do it themselves” or learn more about the application process by utilizing this link that gives students detailed application information. Information regarding the application for financial aid can be found by clicking this link.