financial aid

Making the decision to invest in your future is an important one.
You're ready to advance your knowledge and skills to pursue your career goals.
Now, it's time to figure out the best way to pay for your education.

At Center for Allied Health Education, we are fully committed to your success. We want you to benefit from our real-world, career-focused programs of study so you can be on your way to day one of your future. We also know that funding your education is an important decision. With that in mind, we have financial aid representatives available to help you explore your financial aid options, which may include:

scholarship
opportunities

grants

loans
Segal AmeriCorps
Education Award

G.I. Bill

Financial Aid is presently available (to those who qualify) for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Radiography, Radiation Therapy, Surgical Technology, Medical Assistant and Paramedic Programs.

All prospective students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to take advantage of all possible funding sources. The FAFSA may be found by visiting www.fafsa.ed.gov . The school code is: 011617.

Not all options listed above may apply to each program or applicant.

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Frequently Asked Questions


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.
What kinds of financial aid are available to help pay for the program and how can I find out more about how financial aid works?
Detailed information concerning available financial aid is available here. Questions concerning financial aid can be addressed to financialservices@cahe.edu or by calling 718.645.3500.
Where should I start?
Applicants should start by completing their FAFSA application so that our financial aid department can determine their eligibility.
What is the website for the FAFSA?
www.fafsa.ed.gov
What is CAHE's School Code?
11617
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?
If your Program start date is prior to July 1st, 2019, fill out the 2018-19 AND 2019-20 FAFSA. You will need your 2016 and 2017 taxes.
Will I need my parent's info?
To determine if you are an independent student, please visit the following website: studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/filling-out/dependency
If you are a dependent student, you will need to provide parental information.
What is the maximum Pell grants I can get?
The maximum Pell grant for the 2018-19 year is $6,095. The financial aid department will let you know your particular eligibility.
What is the current interest rate?*
The current interest rate for Subsidized loans are 5.05% and 6.6% for Unsubsidized loans*. (As of January 22, 2019)
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?
Once you fill out your FAFSA application, our Financial Aid Director will send you an award letter, or a request for additional information via email. The email will have the steps needed to be able to move forward with the financial aid process.
contact cahe's financial aid office
phone
(718)645-3500
Mon-Thurs, 9AM-5PM