Payment Options

Loans and Work Study
Federal Direct Stafford Loans, GradPLUS Loans, and Federal Work Study programs are administered by Tufts Student Financial Services, which maintains information on all federal programs as well as alternative forms of financing such as non-need-based loans.

Federal aid is available for U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.

How to Apply
To apply for Federal loans or Federal Work Study, complete the free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. The Tufts University FAFSA code is 002219. We recommend you submit the FAFSA as early as possible.

Payment Options
A monthly payment plan allows master’s and doctoral students to pay annual educational expenses over ten months. One semester’s costs would be paid over five months. Payments begin on May 15 for the fall semester and October 15 for the spring semester. Enroll online at http://commerce.cashnet.com/paymentportal

For more information on federal aid, contact:
Student Financial Services
Tufts University
Dowling Hall
Medford, MA 02155
617-627-2000
students.tufts.edu/financialservices