Financial Aid

Office of Student Financial Services

The Office of Student Financial Services is based in Baltimore, MD and available Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 PM. They can be reached at 410-516-8028 or

The Office of Student Financial Services is also available in DC the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. To make an appointment, send an e-mail to, with the title “AAP Meeting in DC.” Availability is currently 10am–5pm. Starting in October, a representative will be available from 11am–7pm.

Available Aid for AAP Students

Federal Loans

  1. Degree Candidates can receive $20,500 in unsubsidized Direct Student Loans
    • Origination fee of 1.072%
    • Fixed interest rate of 5.41%
  2. Degree Candidates can receive a Grad PLUS loan
    • Origination fee of 4.288%
    • Fixed interest rate of 6.41%

Eligibility for Federal Student Aid

  • Any enrolled or accepted student who is a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident or eligible non-citizen.
  • Student must be enrolled at least half-time in two courses or six credits per semester.

Process for completing the FAFSA

  • Applicants are encouraged to complete the FAFSA at least two months prior to their intended entry term.
  • If admitted, the Financial Aid Office will send you a financial aid package within a few weeks.

  • Outside Scholarships are accepted.
  • Employer Tuition Benefits are accepted (check with your employer.)
  • Veteran’s Education Benefits are accepted for eligible students. For more information on Veteran’s benefits, contact Gail Rauenzahn.
  • To apply for financial aid as a part-time student, click here. For Part-time Graduate Student Financial Aid Application Instructions, click here.
  • For a list of financial-aid advisors, click here.