Financial Aid Overview

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    Covering the cost of education can be difficult and Theatre of Arts is committed to helping students with every exploring the variety of available financial aid opportunities.

    Click here for instructions on filling out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


    What are the general requirements for receiving financial aid? There are several requirements for you to receive federal or state financial aid. General requirements for any student receiving financial aid include:

    • Valid Social Security Number
    • US citizenship or permanent resident status
    • Be registered with the Selective Service System (male, age 18-25)
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Maintaining satisfactory academic progress while attending Theatre of Arts
    • In good standing repayment status of prior Federal student loans
    • Not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal education loan
    • Enrolled in an eligible program of study



    Generally, financial Aid funds are disbursed in three equal payments during the first year of the program. The same cycle would repeat for the second year of the program. Government financial aid funds are sent to the school via electronic funds transfer and students will be notified of disbursements made to their tuition account.