MPH@UNC Financial Aid FAQ
MPH@UNC Financial Aid Information
UNC Tuition, Billing, Financial Aid and Military Benefits FAQs
Tuition and Billing
- Payments from your checking account
- Must be drawn from a U.S. bank.
- No fee when paying with this option.
- Credit/debit card payments
- We accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
- There is a 2.85% or minimum $3.00 non-refundable transaction fee to use credit/debit cards.
UNC Student Portal
Financial Aid at UNC
- Amount of loan debt
- Timeline for repayment. Is it possible for you to repay the loan quicker than the standard 10-year repayment period?
- Best interest rate. Keep in mind that the Prime Rate will not always be as low as it is currently.
- Your credit score and, if applicable, a co-signer’s credit score. Better credit often means better loan terms, such as borrower protections.
- United States citizen or permanent resident
- Not in default on any undergraduate or graduate federal education loans
- Have not exceeded $224,000 in federal student loan debt for both undergraduate and graduate loans
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
- Have a valid Social Security Number (SSN)
- Be registered with Selective Service, if you are male (must register between the ages of 18 and 25)
- Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an eligible degree program
- Be enrolled at least half-time in an eligible program
- Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
- Not currently be in default on previous federal student loans
- Not have exceeded the maximum aggregate loan limit
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan
Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan
Student Loan Repayment
Military Education Benefits
- Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)
- Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30) Active Duty Educational Assistance Program
- Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 1606) Selected Reserve Educational Assistance Program
- Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (Chapter 35)
- Disabled Veterans Assistance (Chapter 31)
- Veterans Education Assistance Program (Chapter 32)
- Vietnam Era GI Bill (Chapter 34)