Financing your veterinary Education
Going to veterinary school is a big decision, and a big financial commitment. We understand.
At Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, we strive to provide students with the financial support and counseling they need to qualify for loans and obtain cost-effective housing during their seven semesters on our St. Kitts campus.
If you're passionate about entering the world of veterinary medicine, don't let financial obstacles stop you from applying to RUSVM. Instead, let's figure out how to get them out of your way.
Email us at [email protected] if you'd like to discuss your financial situation, so we can work together and find a plan that's right for you.
Am I eligible for financial aid? Complete our financial aid checklist to find out.
FINANCING YOUR VETERINARY EDUCATION
Typically, students finance the cost of their veterinary school education by combining family resources, student loans from governmental and other agencies, and private sources. You can borrow for up to the per-semester cost of attendance.
- US citizens and eligible non-citizens are eligible to receive federal student loans through the Federal Direct Loan Program, which includes the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan and Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan. Detailed descriptions of these loans, plus instructions on how to apply for them, are available in our financial aid Q&A, in the Tools and Resources section below.
- Canadian citizens may be eligible for loans through the Canadian government and/or private loan programs. Please refer to the Financial Planning Guide for Canadian Students for more information.
- All interested applicants can apply for one of our scholarships.
HOW WE GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE PROCESS
The Office of Student Finance assists students in applying for aid. Our dedicated staff is happy to:
- Help with the financial aid application process
- Provide information to prospective and enrolled students
- Communicate with other financial aid colleagues on students' behalf
FINANCIAL AID TOOLS AND RESOURCES
Explore financial aid resources below:
- State Financial Aid Programs: A guide to possible financial aid programs in your home state.
- Student Finance Checklist (PDF)
- Financial Aid FAQs (PDF)
- Financial Planning Guide (PDF)
- Financial Planning Guide for Canadian Students (PDF)
Search more than 7,500 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other financial aid award opportunities at:
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Office of Student Finance
3005 Highland Parkway
Downers Grove, IL
Email: [email protected]
STUDENT LOAN CODE OF CONDUCT
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine observes the federal regulations regarding student loan requirements.
Code of Conduct agreements were designed to create and ensure uniform student loan practices that focus on the best interest of borrowers. In these documents, restrictions are defined to manage the relationships among school employees, learning institutions, lender advisory board members, and student loan organizations. Students are encouraged to review the Code of Conduct agreements to learn more about the requirements governing loan regulations.