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School of Social Work


FINANCIAL AID NEWS
for
  Social Work Students





ONLINE STUDENTS


AMOUNT OF AID OFFERED:

Tulane University awards all ONLINE students with aid equating to the expected total costs associated with tuition, fees, and books.  Consideration for including an allowance for any other expenses requires the completion of a Tulane Financial Aid "Adjustment Form" and will be reviewed on a case by case basis and additional documentation is often requested before being able to finalize a decision.




How to Apply for Aid for the 2018 SUMMER ONLINE Master of Social Work Program

Please follow the steps outlined in the 2018 SUMMER ONLINE MASTER of SOCIAL WORK FINANCIAL AID CHECKLIST and use this tool to complete all the necessary steps to obtain your financial aid in a timely manner.  The steps include completion of a 2018 Summer Health Sciences Addendum.

Tuition for the summer semester is $1,018 per credit hour plus an academic support services fee of $28 per credit hour.



How to Apply for Aid for the  2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR ONLINE Master of Social Work Program

Please follow the steps outlined in the 2018-2019 ONLINE SOCIAL WORK FINANCIAL AID CHECKLIST and use this tool to complete all the necessary steps to obtain your financial aid in a timely manner.  The steps include the completion of a 2018-2019 Social Work Financial Aid Addendum.


Tuition for fall 2018 spring 2019 is $1,057 per credit hour plus an academic support service fee of $36 per credit hour. 




ON CAMPUS STUDENTS


How to Apply for Financial aid for 2018 SUMMER

PhD and PART TIME MSW students who want summer aid should follow the steps outlined in the 2018 SUMMER ON CAMPUS SOCIAL WORK FINANCIAL AID CHECKLIST, which includes completion of a 2018 HEALTH SCIENCES SUMMER ADDENDUM (will be on line be end of March).

FULL TIME SECOND YEAR MSW students do NOT need to complete a summer addendum, but should follow all steps outlined in the 2018-2019 SOCIAL WORK CONTINUING STUDENT CHECKLIST, which includes completing a 2018-2019 Social Work Financial Aid Addendum.



INPUT YOUR YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER INTO GIBSON ONLINE

The Gibson Online portal is where you will need to provide Tulane with your Social Security Number.  AFTER you are ACCEPTED by the Admission Department, HERE are the instructions on how to access Gibson Online, and thus, input your Social Security Number. Tulane University must have your Social Security Number in order to be able to download your Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from the Department of Education.  Please do this step immediately.

 

VIEW MY FINANCIAL AID ONLINE

Incoming students, you will be able to access the financial aid section of Gibson Online after they are accepted by the school.  
Students may view their financial aid information online at Gibson Online.
HERE is an example of site navigation and how to accept your award on Gibson Online.

 

Information  ONLY for PART TIME SECOND Year Students Regarding applying for Summer Financial Aid

PART TIME second year Social Work students who want summer aid will need to apply for summer aid via a 2018-2019 Social Work Financial Aid Addendum. In order to receive your aid in a timely manner, we recommend that it be completed online by April 1, 2018


FINANCIAL AID NEWS: FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN INTEREST RATE CHANGES


On August 8, 2013, President Obama signed the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 into law. As a result, interest rates on Federal Student Loans will be adjusted each year.


2017 - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR  INTEREST RATES

Interest rates for Department of Education loans first disbursed on or after 07/01/2017 and on or before 06/30/2018 will have a fixed interest rate for the life of the loan.  The interest rates are as follows:

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan for graduate students:  6:00%


Federal Direct Graduate PLUS loan: 7:00%

2018 - 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR INTEREST RATES

Interest rates for Department of Education loans first disbursed on or after 07/01/18 and on or before 06/30/19 will have a fixed interest rate for the life of the loan. The interest rates are as follows:

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan for Graduate Students: 6:60%

Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan: 7.60%

For additional details, please refer to http://ifap.ed.gov/eannouncements/080913DirectLoanInterestRate2013t2014Eff070113.html


 

REFUND DISBURSEMENT VIA DIRECT DEPOSIT

Direct Deposit is the fastest way to receive your financial aid living expense refund. In order to receive a Direct Deposit refund you will have to set it up in the  Billing (Accounts Receivable) section of Gibson Online.

After school starts and you see that you have a credit balance in the Billing (Accounts Receivable) section of Gibson Online, then on this site you should request a refund.

If you have any questions pertaining to billing and payments, please go to the Accounts Receivable web site as it is loaded with information, or you can phone them at 504-865-5368.

 

ENTRANCE COUNSELING

Per federal regulations, all first time William D. Ford Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan borrowers and all first time Federal Direct Graduate PLUS loan borrowers must complete an Entrance Interview which acknowledges the borrower's rights and responsibilities under the Federal Direct Loan program. The entrance interview requirement must be completed on line at the Department of Education web site.



 



 

Page last modified on May 23, 2018 

Health Sciences Financial Aid, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-6135 hscfinaid@tulane.edu