Computer Professionals Program
Master of Science in Computer Science

Maharishi University of Management, USA

Financial Aid for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

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Program Structure for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

  • Study for 10 months at the University in Fairfield, Iowa
  • Optional 8 months practical training at a U.S. company as part of your program
  • Receive academic credit for your training
  • Receive full compensation from the company
  • One course via Distance Education
  • Use Federal Student Aid with no cash payment, low interest, long term loans, including cash for expenses

For any questions about the program structure or requirements, U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Financial Aid

Almost all U.S. graduate students can get federal student loans for the portion of the MS CS program in Fairfield, Iowa,covering the tuition, fees, housing, and meals, plus cash for expenses. Please file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. We will contact you regarding your financial aid application based on the email you provide on the FAFSA. You may direct questions to our financial aid office by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Program Cost

The length of the program is two semesters (one academic year), 10 months in Fairfield, Iowa, plus an additional Distance Education course and curricular practical training during your employment. There are two entries, August through June or February through December for the on campus portion.

University Charges Per Semester

The program cost may vary depending on academic progress and various options. Most students generally have this cost, after scholarship:

Tuition and Fees

Housing (single room) & meals

Total

Need Based Scholarship

Federal Student Loans

Your Cash Payment

$13,265

$3,700

$16,965

-$2,225

$14,740

$0

  • An additional $3,400 per semester is available in federal student loans towards your books, travel, and personal expenses.
  • After the first academic year (two semesters), Curricular Practical Training and one Distance Education course is taken during employment.
  • Distance Education tuition is $1,800 per course, paid from earning from work, not covered by federal student loans. Courses start several times per year and each course is 3.5 months in length.
  • Academic progress may vary so that a few students may need a second Distance Education course, or may not require the Distance Education course, to complete program requirements.
  • Student may also opt for a Distance Education course instead of the Curricular Practical Training.
  • It is also possible to remain on campus to complete the program instead of the Distance Education course and the Curricular Practical Training, at an additional cost, depending on the length of time: usually half or all of the per semester rate listed above.

What is the total program cost?

The program cost may vary depending on academic progress and various options. Most students generally have this cost, after scholarship:

$22,280

Federal Student Loans for Tuition and Fees (two semesters in Fairfield)

$7,400

Federal Student Loans for Housing and Meals (10 months in Fairfield)

$29,480

Total Federal Student Loans for the program cost

$ 1,800

One Distance Education Course

$31,280

Total Program Cost

$6,800

Optional Additional Federal Student Loans for books, transportation, and personal expenses

How do I receive the scholarship?

File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible, using our school code of 011113. The scholarship is based on financial need and will be automatically packaged into your award based on the FAFSA results. USA Citizens and Permanent Residents also receive a scholarship covering the cost of the University's Transcendental Meditation course.

If you are married and your spouse is working, or if you have substantial savings, you may not qualify for the scholarship.

How can I qualify for Federal Student Loans?

The application for the FAFSA is the first step. The largest portion of the federal student loan is guaranteed. The remaining portion only requires that there is no adverse credit, for example, no history of late payments, or an endorser would be required. Most of our USA MS CS students qualify for the entire program cost to be covered, except any distance education courses which can be paid from work earnings.

How do I know I can repay loans?

Most of our graduate students are placed in jobs with incomes sufficient to comfortably repay federal student loans. If necessary, there are also postponement options for unemployment, and long term repayment options to diminish the monthly payment, as well as income based repayment options.

What if I want to live off campus while in Fairfield, Iowa?

The $7,400 Federal Student Loan for housing and meals may be used for dorm housing and meals on campus or for off campus housing and meals. The quantity of Federal Student Loan is the same either way. Students who live on campus are required to pay for meals on campus. Students who live off campus may purchase their own meals. On campus housing and meals is usually preferable due to the convenience during these ten months.

 

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