Scholarships

Several types of financial aid are available to graduate students. The resources range from federal loans and state grants, to fellowships and scholarships. For details about the financial aid programs available, please contact the Office of Graduate Student Financial Services at (626) 815-4570.

Program-Specific Aid

While most APU nursing students fund their graduate education via federal loans, grant money may be available. Please contact the School of Nursing for more information at (626) 815-5386.

School of Nursing Alumni Tuition Discounts

APU’s School of Nursing offers a 15 percent alumni tuition discount for APU alumni starting in one of the following graduate programs during the 2016-17 academic year:

  • MSN in Nursing Education
  • PhD in Nursing
  • DNP in Nursing

To qualify for this discount, students must begin their program in fall 2016 and maintain continuous enrollment full time (two courses per term) for fall, spring, and summer terms. Students must be in good academic standing and maintain satisfactory academic progress with a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0. If qualifications are met, the discount may be renewed each year until graduation.

Note: This information is current for the 2016-17 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.