We understand that the commitment to the program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree represents a large investment for the students and their families. For the Entering Class, Kelley Hornback, Financial Planning Coordinator, will be contacting you directly regarding your financial needs.
For financial services, please contact:
SUCOP Financial Planning Coordinator
Entrance Counseling - All students requesting Federal Education Loans are required by the Department of Education to complete Entrance Counseling.
Loan Exit Counseling
All graduates who received Federal Stafford or GradPLus loans are required by the Department of Education to complete exit counseling. Please click on the link below to go to the National Student Loan Data System website and click on Exit Counseling and follow the prompts. You will be asked for your social security number and your Department of Education PIN number. Continue to answer all questions until you receive Congratulations for completing the counseling. Notification of completion will be electronically sent to the school.
Selected chain drug stores will provide scholarships to Sullivan University College of Pharmacy students. Further details will be available to students when the College opens. Additionally, in the future, the College will publish other sources of additional scholarships.
Our Accelerated Doctor of Pharmacy program is 3 years in length (12-month calendar year) compared to the traditional model which is 4 years in length (9-month academic year).
Additional fees are listed below, and all fees are subject to change without notice.
|Enrollment Fee (one-time fee)||$100.00|
|Lab and Technology Fee:|
|$400/Quarter - P1 and P2 Years||$1,600.00|
|$200/Quarter - P3 Year||$800.00|
|Health Services Fee||$100.00|
All fees are subject to change without notice
Students will be required to provide their own transportation during the school year as they will be traveling to different areas for their experiential training. Also, students will be responsible for their own boarding and meals.
Sallie Mae Lending Services: http://www.customschool.com/sullivan/private.html
KY Advantage Loan: www.kheaamarketplace.com
National Student Loan Data System: www.nslds.ed.gov
Department of Education PIN website: http://www.pin.ed.gov/PINWebApp/pinindex.jsp
Direct Student loans: https://studentloans.gov/myDirectLoan/index.action
- What types of financial assistance are available?
- Who provides financial aid?
- What does financial aid cover?
- Who coordinates the financial aid process?
- Why will only the first three quarters be included?
- How is my "need" determined?
- How is my expected family contribution determined?
- My company offers reimbursement, how is this handled?
- Hours of Operation and contact numbers for Financial Planning Office.
- Loans: Money borrowed to cover the cost of education that must be repaid with interest.
- Federal Stafford Loans: There are two types; the Subsidized and the Unsubsidized. The interest rate is 6.8%. Payment on the Stafford loan begins six months after the student has graduated, withdrawn from school, or attends less than halftime.
If you qualify (based on need) for a subsidized loan, the government will pay the interest on your loan while you are in school, during the six month "grace period" and during any deferments. You may borrow up to $8,500.00.
Independent students (by Dept of Education guidelines) may borrow up to an additional $12,000.00 in unsubsidized loan funds. Interest accrues on an Unsubsidized loan from the date of the first disbursement. For the Doctor of Pharmacy program, there is an additional $12,500.00 available in unsubsidized loans. The total amount of subsidized and unsubsidized Stafford Loans available for the Doctor of Pharmacy program is $44,000.00 per calendar year, not to exceed the cost of attendance.
- Graduate Professional PLUS Loans: Professional degree students are now eligible to borrow under the Graduate/Professional PLUS loan program up to their cost of attendance minus other estimated financial assistance. Approval of this loan is subject to a credit check and repayment must begin once the loan is fully disbursed.
- Alternative Educational Loans: These are loans made to students, whose credit is approved or who has a credit-approved co-signor, that must be repaid. Interest accrues on these loans from the date of the first disbursement. The interest rate is variable and based upon the PRIME RATE + a % determined by the student's or co-signor's credit rating. Payment on the Alternative loan begins six months after the student has graduated, withdrawn from school, or attends less than halftime.
- SCHOLARSHIPS: Gift assistance that doesn't have to be repaid. Scholarship searches are on the Internet or you can visit your public library for lists and requirements of scholarships that are available. Additional scholarships specific to the College of Pharmacy will be available from sources such as CVS, Meijer, Target, etc.
- MILITARY BENEFITS: Financial assistance available to individuals who have performed military service or are the dependent of a veteran disabled or deceased due to military service.
State and federal governments provide loans. Scholarships are available through many organizations, clubs, businesses, and institutions. You and your family have the primary responsibility for meeting educational expenses to the best of your ability.
Financial assistance is available to cover the cost of education, which may include:
- Tuition and fees
- Other educational related costs
Sullivan's Financial Planning Office develops your financial package according to program guidelines and regulations. This package is usually a combination of grants, loans, cash payments, and/or company reimbursement.
You should re-apply each year you plan to attend. Factors regulating financial assistance change; because you're not eligible for certain funds in one award year does not mean you would not be eligible the next year.
A calculation called need analysis is used to determine if you have need for aid and, if so, how much need. Financial need is usually the difference between your cost of education and the amount of money your family is expected to contribute. The formula is:
- Total cost of Education (varies school to school) - Expected Family Contribution (determined congressional methodology) = Financial Need
The financial information exported on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is used by the Dept of Education to determine, on a fair and equitable basis, what you and your family should reasonably be expected to contribute toward your educational costs. The standard formula evaluates your family's prior year income, current assets, and provides allowances for expenses. The result is your expected family contribution (EFC).
The EFC of a dependent student is calculated on the basis of the student's and parent's resources. The EFC of an independent student is calculated on the basis of the student and spouse's, if applicable, financial resources.
A copy of your company's Tuition Reimbursement policy should be brought to the school. If payment is not made until your grades are received, we offer a deferred tuition option. For additional information, please consult your admissions officer.
Hours of Operation:
Monday â€“ Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 7:30AM - 4:30 PM
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 1:00PM