Financial Aid

Loans for International Students
Loans for International Students

Borrowing money through a private, legal lender is the best way to afford school without involving the mafia. Numerous companies lend to U.S. citizens, but those that lend to international students are fewer and further between.  Most lenders require international students to get a loan with a co-signer who is a U.S. citizen or permanent...

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Financial Aid for European Students
Financial Aid for European Students

Half the reason you want to go to school outside your home country is to gain a global perspective, right? (We know, the other half is to try new foods.) There’s no better place to meet diverse people and learn about new cultures than Europe, with its easy access to other countries and languages.  Europe’s...

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Financial Aid for Canadian Students
Financial Aid for Canadian Students

We talk a lot about attending school in the USA, and we think there’s good reason to do so. But Canada, our neighbors to the north, also have a lot to be proud of with their education system.  On top of its excellent education, Canada’s high-quality of life and openness to foreigners make it a...

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Financial Aid Forms
Financial Aid Forms

We’ve given you lots of options about how to get financial aid for international students, but all you care about is how to get money from the U.S. government – since they’re making you pay taxes, it’s the least they can do, right? There’s good news and bad news. Here’s the bad news: the Free...

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Schools with Financial Aid for International Undergraduate Students
Schools with Financial Aid for International Undergraduate Students

Some USA schools are more likely than others to offer financial aid for international undergraduate students. The lists below indicate which schools offer aid (including grants, loans, and jobs) to the largest numbers of international students. The lists are based on a list originally compiled by Douglas C. Thompson. To be included in the following...

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Sources of Financial Aid
Sources of Financial Aid

Figuring out if and how you can pay for school is daunting for everyone. And, we admit it, doing so as an international student in the USA is even more frustrating because your options are limited. But there are still lots of ways that will give you the financial stability you need to get your...

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