Aid at Teachers College

Aid at Teachers College

You have a range of financial aid options that could make a Teachers College degree more affordable, including federal aid, institutional (or TC-specific) aid, and aid from external or private funding resources. For most types of aid, there are processes and schedules that you must follow if you wish to be considered for funding. Please be sure to adhere to all noted deadlines in order to maximize your eligibility. 

To Be Eligible for TC Aid

The Office of Financial Aid, along with Teachers College Faculty and, in some cases special Committees, support reviewing and determining your eligibility for a variety of aid programs at Teachers College.

  1. If you would like to be eligible for financial aid from TC, then you must indicate your interest by checking the appropriate box in the Institutional Aid Application, which is embedded in the Application for Admission. Confirm that the TC financial aid checkbox is selected before you submit your application. If you select the financial aid checkbox, then you will be considered for several types of financial aid directly from TC. 
  2. Some academic programs at TC offer scholarships or grants for students who are affiliated with their program. These scholarships may require a separate application. If you are admitted to TC, then you may contact your financial aid liaison to learn about any program-based aid that you could apply for, and if a separate application is required.  

In addition to aid from Teachers College, you may be eligible for federal or external forms of aid, as well as private funding resources. Many of these forms of aid can be combined, and in some cases, you may need to repay some aid in the future. We encourage you to explore all possible forms of funding to support your TC education.

More Information About Each Type of Aid

Federal Aid

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Institutional Aid

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Private Loan

Looking for practical advice about applying for a private student loan?

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International Students

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