FINANCING YOUR WHARTON MBA. PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER. A Wharton MBA is an investment -in yourself , and -in your future Consider the value of your degree -in 5 years -in 10 years, and -in 20 years. PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER. University Assistance. Educational Loans.
A Wharton MBA is an investment
-in yourself, and
-in your future
Consider the value of your degree
-in 5 years
-in 10 years, and
-in 20 years
DeadlinesINVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE PLANNING
Conduct an assessment of your personal resources
How much can you personally afford to contribute?
Wharton recommends a minimum 10% contribution from personal resources
Research outside funding sources and loan programs
Apply for University funding
Review anticipated cost-of-attendance budget
Tuition and Fees are fixed costs.
Health Insurance is required of all students. If you don’t have it, you must purchase it.
Room, Board, and Miscellaneous are discretionary costs.
Students should always investigate ways to minimize discretionary borrowing and, thereby, maximize the return on MBA investment.
Note: Regulations restrict the amount students can borrow through loan programs.
Need Access application
INVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE APPLICATIONS
March 13, 2009
April 24, 2009
June 5, 2009
May 15, or after
May 15, or after
June 15, 2009, or after University
Wharton MBA Financial Aid - http://www.wharton.upenn.edu/mba/admissions/finance/
Information on grants/fellowships and links to external funding sources
Student Financial Services – www.sfs.upenn.edu
Information on student billing, budget plans, educational loans (including lender lists), and general University financial assistance policies
FinAid! – www.finaid.org
Information on scholarships and loans, including calculators and detailed information on loan forbearance and deferment
StudentLendingAnalytics - http://www.studentlendinganalytics.com/alternative_loan_options.html
Sample list of rates and terms in the alternative loan industry. (Note: For information purposes only. Neither site nor lender endorsed by Wharton.)
Financial Aid Staff:
Nathan Franklin, Senior Associate Director
Tammy Carter, Associate Director
LaKeisha Knight, Loan Coordinator
Teresa Del Pizzo, Administrative Assistant
Location: 420 JMHH