Financial Aid

Information Session
May 1, 2018 A recorded Online Admissions and Financial Aid Information Session View

Office of Student Financial Services

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

The Office of Student Financial Services is also available in DC on the first and third Thursday of each month. To make an appointment, send an e-mail to, with the title “AAP Meeting in DC.” Availability is currently 10am–6:30pm.

Available Aid for AAP Students

Federal Loans

  1. Degree Candidates can receive $20,500 in unsubsidized Direct Student Loans
    • Origination fee of 1.069%
    • Fixed interest rate of 5.31%
  2. Degree Candidates can receive a Grad PLUS loan
    • Origination fee of 4.276%
    • Fixed interest rate of 6.31%

*Provisional Students can receive between $2,625-$20,500 in unsubisidized Direct Student Loans, depending on provisional designation. This can sometimes be combined with other unsubsidized aid.

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.)
  • Yellow Ribbon Applicants/Veteran’s Education Benefits are accepted for eligible students. For more information on Veteran’s benefits, please visit the Veterans page or contact Nancy Carr.
  • 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.