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Paying for Continuing Education

Student working on laptop in the O'Malley library.The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) wants to make sure that not only are our programs of study convenient and flexible to fit into your busy schedule, but also affordable so you can advance your career for yourself and your family. Learn more about how your employer may help pay for school, or if you may qualify for military and veterans benefits or special aid programs available for New York State residents

Since education is one of the most important investments you'll ever make, don’t let the price tag be the only deciding factor. By choosing Manhattan College, a nationally-ranked leader in return on investment, the investment you make in your education will pay you back in the form of higher salaries and greater opportunities over the course of your career. 

Learn more about return on investment

Here are some ways to make continuing education more affordable for you and your family:

(from the office of Financial Aid Administration)

  • Don’t forget your FAFSA

    Submit your FAFSA. It’s the key to getting work-study programs and unsubsidized Stafford loans, which have lower interest rates than private loans. Without filling out your FAFSA, you won’t be eligible for any of this valuable financial aid. Make sure to fill out your FAFSA before the deadline, so we can determine your financial aid options. 

  • For Veterans

    Are you a veteran, service member, or a dependent of one? Air Force ROTC and the Yellow Ribbon Program are two programs that offer financial assistance. Visit this page to learn more about eligibility for these programs and how to apply. 

  • Get an on-campus job

    If you filed your FAFSA, you may be eligible for a work-study position on campus. Working on campus is a great way to gain experience to add to your resume while making money. There are jobs for all majors and interests. Visit this page to learn more about student employment.

Frequently Asked Question:

How can you earn money without leaving campus? Watch this video to find out.