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Financial Aid

Preparing for Fall 2020 and Getting Started Information: 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)
  • Zoom virtual “Drop-in” August 10-13 and Getting Started Weekend: Financial Aid Zoom “Drop–in” Meeting (15 minute time limit)
    • August 10–13: 2–4 p.m.
    • Friday, August 14: 9–11 a.m. and 2–4 p.m.
    • Saturday, August 15: 9–11 a.m. and 1–3 p.m.

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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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.

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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.

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Federal Nursing Loan

Federal Nursing Loans are awarded to nursing majors enrolled at least half-time who demonstrate financial need.


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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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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.


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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.


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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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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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Self-Service

Access your personal financial Aid information.

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Forms and Resources

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