Financial Aid Summary for students who started spring 2022 and prior

A continuing student means a student who has been enrolled at Berkeley College during or prior to the spring 2022 semester with continuous enrollment.

Calendar Year: Berkeley College’s calendar includes three terms organized on the semester system. The fall semester begins in September, followed by the winter semester in January, and the spring semester in April.

Standard Academic Year: The Department of Education defines a "Standard Academic Year." Under those guidelines, Berkeley College's Standard Academic Year is two semesters (30 weeks.) Certain types of aid are pre-determined and disbursed over the course of a calendar year. Berkeley awards institutional aid and processes packages with new loan eligibility during the two-semester period. 

Award Maximum Allowed Per Award Year
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan Up to $20,500
Federal Direct Grad Plus Up to the cost of attendance minus other financial aid/assistance and other resources
Federal Work Study (FWS) Awards vary
Veterans’ Benefits Awards vary
Federal Aid to Native Americans Awards vary
Social Security Benefits Awards vary
Berkeley College MBA Alumni Grant Up to 25% of tuition
Berkeley College MBA Veterans Award Up to a 50% tuition grant
Berkeley College Law Enforcement Scholarship Up to 25% or 50% of tuition per standard academic year. Up to 25% for part-time attendance and up to 50% for full-time attendance
Corporate Learning Partnership  Up to 30% of tuition per standard academic year
Yellow Ribbon Grant 50% of balance, per standard academic year, after all benefits are applied for Post 9/11 recipients at the 100% level