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Financial Aid

We look forward to assisting you with your financial aid related questions. Remember: Parents must provide the privacy permission code word to discuss student specific information. We recommend the following options to best serve you:

  • Quick questions: Email Financial Aid with student name and ID in subject line (1-3 business days for response)
  • Detailed questions: Review Contact Us webpage to schedule an appointment via phone or Zoom (schedule 24 hours ahead)

    Financial Aid - Self-Service
    Students may review their financial aid within the selfservice.cedarville.edu portal. Once logged in, simply select the 'financial aid' option to review specific financial aid information and take action:

    1. Complete any missing or required documents (FAFSA Verification, Loan MPN/Entrance Counseling, etc.)
    2. Record your loan decision(s) if packaged with direct loans

    Cedarville University is committed to making its high-quality, Christian education affordable and accessible for undergraduate and graduate students. Along with competitive costs, Cedarville offers a range of financial aid options to assist students and their families.

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    Helpful Resources

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    Billing and Payment

    The Cashier's Office is responsible for the billing and payment process of all students. Each student has a student account, which summarizes all charges and payments made for University services. The transactions in this account accumulate over the entire enrollment period at Cedarville University.

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    Donor-Funded Scholarships

    Donor-funded scholarships allow donors to meet individual student needs or recognize academic achievement through annually funded or endowed named scholarships.

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    Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan

    Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans are fixed-rate loans available to degree-seeking graduate or professional students enrolled at least half-time in courses that are degree-applicable.


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    Federal Direct Graduate Unsubsidized Loan

    Federal Direct Graduate Unsubsidized Loans are fixed-rate loans available to degree-seeking graduate or professional students enrolled at least half-time in courses that are degree-applicable.


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    Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan

    Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loans are fixed-rate loans available to parents of degree-seeking dependent undergraduate students enrolled at least half-time in courses that are degree-applicable.

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    Federal Direct Undergraduate Student Loan

    Federal Direct Undergraduate Student Loans are fixed-rate loans available to degree-seeking students enrolled at least half-time in courses that are degree-applicable.

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    Federal Nursing Loan

    Federal Nursing Loans are awarded to undergraduate nursing majors who demonstrate financial need and are enrolled at least half-time in courses that are degree-applicable.

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    Forms and Resources

    Find helpful forms and resources you may need when accessing financial aid.

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    Private Educational Loan

    Private Educational Loans (PVL) are credit-based private loans that are obtained through a lending institution of your choice.


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    Self-Service

    Access your personal financial Aid information.

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    Undergraduate Costs

    You'll find that Cedarville University is one of the most affordable private, Christian universities in the country. Cedarville is an excellent value!

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    Military Financial Aid

    Cedarville welcomes student veterans, active duty servicemembers, National Guard and Reserve servicemembers, ROTC cadets, and military dependents as a part of our campus community. Learn more about the available scholarships and resources here.