Types of Aid

The Office of Financial Aid is committed to assisting our students with the process of identifying and securing funding. Explore as many of the resources on these pages as you can and reach out to us if you have any questions.

Scholarships

With over 300 endowed funds provided by the generosity of donors, Teachers College awards over $15 million in institutional scholarships based on need and merit.

Fellowships & Grants

Teachers College consistently recognizes the accomplishments of our graduates by awarding fellowships and grants to assist with their academic pursuits. 

Assistantships

Teachers College assistantships provide valuable opportunities for academic exposure to industry techniques and professional skills development.

Federal Work Study

The Federal Work-Study program at TC creates job opportunities to find major-related employment to support your career aspirations.

 

Federal Student Loans

Federal Student Loans are a major form of self-help aid for college students who are unable to pay their expenses out of pocket.

Private Loans

After considering all the resources available through the Teachers College Office of Financial Aid, some students need further assistance and choose to secure a private loan through a lender of their choice.

 

Cohort Program Aid

Intensive cohort models may have an alternative tuition and financial aid structure. 

Veteran Benefits

Teachers College offers several opportunities for U.S. military personnel to receive both federal and state financial aid.

External Funding Sources

Teachers College Office of Financial Aid provides several resources to help students choose an external scholarship that best suits their needs.

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