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Financial Aid TV1The Financial Aid Office can help you reach your educational goals by providing financial resources to do so.  Our goal is to meet individual needs in a timely, efficient, and equitable manner by providing students with exceptional service and up to date information.

We are pleased that you are interested in pursuing your education with Bethune-Cookman University.

Click on Financial Aid TV (FATV) to get quick and easy-to-understand answers to many of your general financial aid questions:



Understanding the FAFSA

FAFSA Overview/Apply for a PIN

2014-2015 Tutorial – First Time FAFSA Filers

2014-2015 Tutorial – Renewal FAFSA Filers

Making Corrections To The FAFSA

IRS Data Retrieval Process


What kind of student loans are there?

What types of Federal Direct Loans are available

What is the difference between a subsidized and an unsubsidized loan?

What is a PLUS Loan

What is a Private Loan

What is my interest rate on a private loan?

What is the difference between a private loan and a Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan?

When should I apply for financial aid?

Do I have to reapply for financial aid each year?

Do I have to wait for admission before applying for financial aid?

What is the difference between a Dependent student and an Independent student?

I am moving out of my parents' house, and will support myself. Am I Independent for the FAFSA?

What is the difference between a grant and a loan?

What does SAP stand for?

I have a 4-year bachelor’s degree. Can I still receive federal financial aid?

When do I apply for the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship?

Are there financial aid programs for Veterans of the US Armed Forces?

Are international students eligible to receive state or federal financial aid?

Are non-US citizens eligible for federal financial aid?

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