Presentation on theme: "Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Available Jan. 1 Complete prior year tax returns FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid Need."— Presentation transcript:
Available Jan. 1 Complete prior year tax returns FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid Need Access Application Priority deadline March 15
Available on our website at https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/financial- services/ or www.fafsa.gov https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/financial- services/www.fafsa.gov Required for federal loans Student/spouse sections only School code E00459 (separate from Vanderbilt University)
Available on our website at https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/financial- services/ or www.needaccess.org https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/financial- services/www.needaccess.org Required of those applying for institutional need-based aid Parental information required First time Need Access applicants processing fee: $28 Renewal applicants processing fee: $15
Mailed beginning April 15 Identifies aid eligibility Funds from various sources meet total cost of attendance.
May include dependent child day care costs with documentation - only cost included for family May not include credit card payments May not include car payments Federal regulations and applies to all schools
Have a budget and borrow less. Do not borrow money just because you are eligible for it. Borrow what you need, not what you want. Decline loans that exceed your need. “Live as a doctor now, and you will live as a student later.”
100% have scholarships ranging from $2,000 - $65,000 VMS Need-based Scholarships VMS Non-need-based Scholarships Other Scholarships
31% of student body qualify Ranges from $1,000 - $12,000 Must complete the Need Access application and include parental info.
100% of our students receive a minimum of $2,000—regardless of need. Merit Medical Scientist Training Program
Awarded to 23% of our students No application process Every student that is invited is considered. Offered shortly after invited Phone call from one of the Deans and letter to follow Awarded for all four years of study Partial or Full Tuition
10% of our students are accepted. Funds cover tuition, fees, and a stipend for duration of program. VMS and NIH funding
1% participating Tuition, fees, books, and stipend each year Service requirement Minimum obligation three years
5% have secured Miscellaneous organizations and foundations such as sororities, fraternities, and state agencies Research on your own Emails sent by our office of opportunities as they become available Amounts vary
67% have loans ranging from $500 - $62,000 Federal Loans Private Loans VMS Need-Based Loans
Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans
67% of our students utilize these loans. $8,500 maximum available per year $65,500 maximum aggregate 6.8% fixed interest rate Interest-free while in school and grace 6-month grace following graduation 1% origination fee and an up-front interest rate rebate of.5%
55% of our students utilize these loans. $47,167 minus any amount received from Subsidized Stafford $224,000 maximum aggregate combined subsidized and unsubsidized Same terms as the Subsidized Stafford except interest accrues from time of disbursement Interest capitalizes at repayment
16% of our students utilize these loans. Maximum available per year: cost of attendance minus any other aid received No aggregate limit 8.5% fixed interest rate Interest accrues from time of disbursement 6-month grace following graduation Origination fee of 4% and an up-front interest rate rebate of 1.5% Credit check - can be denied based on poor credit. If denied, may reapply with credit worthy cosigner. www.annualcreditreport.com www.annualcreditreport.com
Available to international students with a U.S. credit worthy cosigner. Maximum available is the cost of attendance minus any other aid received. Interest rates vary based on credit score. Interest accrues from time of disbursem ent.
International students will be considered for these loans since they do not qualify for federal loans. Must complete the Need Access application and include parental info. 7% interest rate Interest free while in school, 12-month grace, and three-year residency deferment
During residency, there are two choices: Postpone payments Grace Deferment Forbearance Make payments Select a repayment plan
—a period of time following graduation when you are not required to make payments. Most occur automatically; Subsidized loans are interest-free to borrower during grace; Unsubsidized loans continue to accrue interest. Availability and duration are based on type of loan.
—a period of time when a borrower may postpone payments. You must apply and meet criteria; Subsidized loans are interest-free to borrower during deferment; Unsubsidized loans continue to accrue interest. Residents generally no longer qualify for deferment of federal loa ns.
—a period of time when a borrower may postpone or reduce payments due to financial hardship. Application required; Used after grace and deferment; Interest accrues and capitalizes on all lo ans. Medical residency forbearance – lender must grant.
Determines payment amount and interest cost Standard (Level) Graduated Income Sensitive Repayment Extended Income Based Repayment (IBR) May extend payments to as many as 25 years
Payment based primarily on household income. Family size also taken into consideration. Partial subsidy available for the first 3 years. Must demonstrate a Partial Financial Hardship (PFH). www.IBRinfo.org www.IBRinfo.org
Loan Repayment Programs Public Service Loan Forgiveness Progr am (PSLF)
—programs that repay your educational debt after you complete residency in return for a commitment of service. The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) at www.lrp.nih.gov www.lrp.nih.gov The National Institute of Health (NIH) at www.nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment www.nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment More programs listed at www.aamc.org/stloanswww.aamc.org/stloans
—program that forgives the remaining balance due on your federal student loans. Requires 120 payments to Direct Loans Requires simultaneous work in public service Does not have to be continuous work Payments must be required (versus voluntary)
Non-profit, tax exempt, 501(c)(3) organizations Federal, state or local government Military service Public not-for-profit schools and colleges
Vanderbilt$138,000 Private Schools$170,000 VMS range $8,500 - $254,500