Aid for Adult and Graduate Students

Financial aid, grants, loans, scholarships - it can be overwhelming and confusing. The Bethel University financial aid department is here to assist you and your family in finding solutions to help you achieve your educational goals.

Type of Aid Description
Federal Pell Grant Federal Free Money based on need, determined by completing the FAFSA.
Freedom of Choice Free Money from the State based on need, determined by completing the FAFSA by April 15. Must be enrolled full time.
Adult Student Grant Free Money from the State based on need, determined by completing the FAFSA by April 15. Must be enrolled at least half time.
Direct Subsidized Loans Loans for eligible undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need to help cover the costs of higher education at a college or career school. Subsidized loans are interest free while enrolled at least half time.  To be eligible, a student must be enrolled at least half time.
Direct Unsubsidized Loans (Graduate Students are eligible for Unsubsidized Loans ONLY.) Loans for eligible undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, but in this case, the student does not have to demonstrate financial need to be eligible for the loan. To be eligible, a student must be enrolled at least half time.

Complete the Free Application For Student Aid (FAFSA):

  • 2019-2020 FAFSA for students enrolling in classes from August 2019 – July 2020

FAFSA Information

To complete the FAFSA you will need the following information:

  • An FSA ID (username/password) or an email address to create one
  • Social Security Number or Alien number
  • Date of birth
  • 2016 Taxes for 2018-2019 FAFSA

  • 2017 Taxes for 2019-2020 FAFSA

  • Bethel School Code: 001787

Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans

Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans

If you plan to utilize loans please complete the following requirements: Student Loans site

  • Entrance Counseling
  • Mastery Promissory Note (MPN)

An entrance counseling and MPN is valid for up to 10 years. If you have completed these at a previous institution please log into Student Loans site, view completed documents, and choose to notify Bethel.

  • Loans will be processed for the entire amount as listed on your Financial Aid Award Letter, which can be found at My.BethelUniversity
  • To reduce or cancel your Subsidized/Unsubsidized loan, please complete the Loan Adjustment Request form.
  • Billing inquiries may be directed to Student Accounts

Financial Aid Forms

Contact Us

Bethel University
Office of Student Financial Services
1001 Bethel Circle, Mishawaka IN 46545

Phone: 574.807.7326

Fax: 574.807.7551

Sabrina.Citte@BethelUniversity.edu