Discover Financial Resources to Help Fund Your Degree
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Take ownership of your finances. Use the tools and information below to ensure a successful degree experience.
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Employer tuition reimbursement
U.S. Federal financial aid
Scholarships and grants
Tax credits and deductions
More financial planning resources
Gies College of Business and Coursera Scholarship Program
Coursera and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Gies College of Business are providing a limited number of scholarships per year, covering 70% of a student’s full tuition. These competitive scholarships aim to improve access to a top-quality education for students interested in careers in finance, marketing, management, and accounting.
Take financial planning for young adults from the University of Illinois on Coursera
Get an introduction to financial planning concepts. Topics covered include: financial goal setting, saving and investing, budgeting, borrowing and credit.
6 tools to gauge the return on your degree
You can find many calculators online that can help you assess the return on the investment of a degree program. Calculators like these provide projections or estimates, but may be a helpful data point in your decision making process.
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Frequently Asked Questions
You can find tuition rates on each degree page. Please visit Coursera Degrees to explore the program that most interests you.
Several degree programs offer courses that can be previewed or taken as non-credit courses. To learn more, please visit the degree description pages.
No. Many non-U.S. citizens qualify for federal student aid. The most common category of eligible noncitizens is “permanent resident” (someone with a “green card”), but there are other categories as well. Please visit the Federal Student Aid website for more information. We recommend that non-U.S. students check with the institution’s financial aid office regarding other types of financial aid.
Yes. If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, you may qualify for federal student aid that you can use to fund degree programs from U.S.-based academic institutions. Please refer to the Federal Student Aid website for more information and to complete your free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA opens on January 1.
No. Students pay the universities directly after being accepted into the program.
Most degree programs offer pay-as-you-go plans. You won’t be billed upfront for the entire degree. Instead, you’ll pay as you go─each term you will only pay tuition for the courses you enroll in.
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