elow are some frequently asked questions regarding undergraduate financial aid at Emory

elow are some frequently asked questions regarding undergraduate financial aid at Emory

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How can I learn more about Emory’s Loan Replacement Grant and Loan Cap Program?

The Emory Advantage program reduces debt burden for families with annual incomes of less than $100,000 who demonstrate a need for financial aid. Learn more about Emory Advantage.

Eligibility

What is the Cost of Attendance (COA) and how is it established?

Cost of Attendance is an estimate of the total amount it will cost you to go to school for an academic period. It includes tuition and fees that will be charged to your student account, books and supplies, and an estimate of very moderate living expenses based on figures for the Atlanta area. The standard academic year includes nine months of living expenses.

Is it possible to get an adjustment to the Cost of Attendance?

Students are encouraged to look for ways to cut their monthly expenses to make it possible to live within the budget set by the Emory’s Office of Financial Aid. While you may submit an appeal to increase your cost of attendance to include certain expenses the decision to approve or deny the appeal is guided by professional judgment and federal guidelines.

Items that may be considered on appeal with appropriate documentation include the one-time cost of a computer (not to exceed $2,500) for an academic program of study; childcare expenses if the student is a single parent or if a spouse is employed; the cost of dental insurance (student only); out-of-pocket medical, vision, and dental expenses incurred by the student during the period of enrollment; automobile insurance and repairs incurred during the period of enrollment for the student’s car, and mileage for students who commute 400 or more miles per week and/or incur expenses related to rotation assignments. (more…)

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