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The majority of financial aid available to graduate students is administered by the Graduate Division and/or the individual schools. However, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships administers graduate student loans.
Graduate students who submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are automatically considered for the following student loans:
Students may also be eligible for the following loan programs:
Alternative Payment Options
UC Merced offers a Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) that allows students to pay their balance in three monthly installments per semester. Visit Student Business Services for information about the deferred payment plan.
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