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Financial Aid

Financing your education

It’s never too early to make a plan for financing your education. It is recommended that you start researching your financial aid eligibility and loan options as soon as possible.

If you are seeking financial aid for your Bachelor of Fine Arts studies, we highly advise applying by the priority deadlines, to ensure that your application receives prompt attention and that you will have a decision regarding your financial aid package before classes start.

Visit the following resources on Penn websites and federal websites to guide you through the financial aid process.

Student Financial Services

Penn’s Student Financial Services office is available to prospective and current students for financial aid inquiries. For more information on financing your graduate studies, visit the Student Financial Services website to:

  • Check your loan eligibility status
  • Get information on federal loans and payment plans
  • Get email and mailing addresses, phone numbers, office hours and appointment details
  • Learn more about the differences between private and federal loans, and where you can find lenders

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

All domestic applicants interested in their federal loan eligibility should complete the FAFSA form after applying to the program.

  • Start your FAFSA form on the Department of Education’s website

 

Application information

You may apply to begin Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) studies during the fall, spring, or summer terms.

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