Financial Assistance Program
For over 84 years, Misericordia University has helped students and parents afford a superior college education. Through its participation in federal and state financial aid programs, use of institutional resources and contributions by alumni and friends, the student financial services office tries to meet, as fully as possible, each student's financial need.
The university is eligible to participate in a full range of financial aid programs through the U.S. Department of Education. Eligible students may qualify for aid through the Federal Pell Grant Program, and the Federal Family Education Loan Program, as well as federal campus-based programs including Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Perkins Loans, and the Federal Work-study Program.
The university participates in the nursing loan program under the auspices of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Misericordia University is also designated as an eligible institution by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), allowing qualified students access to the Pennsylvania State Grant Program.
In general, the university offers three types of financial assistance: