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FINANCIAL AID FAQ

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Financial Information

HOW DO I FIND OUT HOW MUCH MY PROGRAM WILL COST? WHAT IS THE REFUND POLICY?

Each program’s tuition, fees and refund policy is published on the institution’s website, as well as in the Institutional Catalog, Enrollment Agreement and other materials. We encourage any prospective students to review all financial-related program information and to contact the Financial Aid/ Financial Services Department with any questions.

WHAT KIND OF FINANCIAL AID IS AVAILABLE?

CAHE participates in Title IV Federal Financial Aid

HOW CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HOW THE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS WORKS?

Questions regarding the financial aid process can be addressed to financialaid@cahe.edu or by calling 718-645-3500.

ARE VETERANS ELIGIBLE FOR EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS AT CAHE?

All of Center for Allied Health Education’s programs are approved by the New York State Approving Agency for the training of student veterans and other eligible persons. Veterans and/or and other eligible persons may be eligible to use education benefits for all of the Center’s programs.

WHERE SHOULD I START?

Applicants should start by completing their FAFSA application so that our financial aid department can determine their eligibility.

AM I TIED IN IF I COMPLETE A FAFSA APPLICATION?

No, a FAFSA is purely informational. Once CAHE receives your submitted FAFSA application, the financial aid department can inform you of your eligibility; however, you are not tied in or obligated to anything.

WHICH FAFSA SHOULD I COMPLETE?

For programs beginning prior to July 1, 2021, please complete the 2020-21 FAFSA. You will need your 2018 taxes.

WILL I NEED MY PARENT’S INFO?

To determine if you are an independent student, please visit the following website: Free Application for Federal Student Aid

If you are a dependent student, you will need to provide parental information.

WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM PELL GRANT THAT I CAN RECEIVE?

The maximum Pell grant for 2020-21 is $6,345.

WHAT IS THE CURRENT INTEREST RATE ON FEDERAL DIRECT LOANS?

The current interest rate for Subsidized and Unsubsidized student loans is 2.75%* and the Parent PLUS loan interest rate for parents of dependent students is 5.30%*. (*As of July 1, 2020).

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE THE FINANCIAL AID DEPARTMENT TO GET BACK TO ME?

The financial aid department may take up to a week to get back to you upon submission of your FAFSA application.

HOW MUCH AM I ELIGIBLE FOR?

Financial aid will get back to you with that information upon completion and submission of your FAFSA application.

ARE THERE ANY SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

There are no internal scholarships available; however, you can do an external search for scholarships that relate to the program you are enrolling into.

WHAT ARE THE FINANCIAL AID STEPS?

After you complete your FAFSA, our Financial Aid Office will send you a FA Offer/College Financing Plan, or a request for additional information via email. The email will outline the steps needed to move forward with the financial aid process.