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
  • 2020-2021 FAFSA for students enrolling in classes from August 2020 – July 2021

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
  • 2017 Taxes for 2019-2020 FAFSA

  • 2018 Taxes for 2020-2021 FAFSA

  • Bethel School Code: 001787

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