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Financial Aid

There are several sources for financial assistance while pursing your MBA degree.

Employer Assistance

Employers frequently provide direct financial assistance to students in the Professional MBA Program. You should check with your company's human resource office to determine if tuition assistance is available as an employee benefit. The Employer Deferment Payment Option may be used if employer assistance is available.

Educational Loans

Financial aid in the form of education loans is available to most formally admitted students.

Federal Assistance: U.S. citizens and permanent residents may apply for need-based financial assistance through the University of Iowa Office of Student Financial Aid. Financial aid applications at the University of Iowa are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis after the receipt of all required forms.

Professional MBA Application Process for Federal Financial Aid

Office of Student Financial Aid
208 Calvin Hall
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1315
800-553-IOWA or 319-335-1450

MBA Loans: The official GMAT website ( provides general information regarding types of financial aid available as well as additional resources and links. To access this information on the GMAT website, simply type in "How to Finance your MBA" within the search function and click on "Financing Your B-School Degree" under the search results.

V.A. Educational Benefits

These benefits are available for qualified veterans. Learn more about Veterans Services or call 319-384-2626.