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Tuition And Financing

Rickford University has committed itself to make online
education affordable by keeping the tuition fee
low — in fact, Rickford is half the cost of
other online universities.

Financial Aid Offered At Rickford

Rickford University receives full financial assistance from different third party entities. Rickford University students are able to graduate without burdening themselves with large amount of student loans as our tuition fees are affordable.

Financial Aid Offerings

  • Presidential Scholarship

    Rickford University upholds a profligate program of scholarships offered to all deserving students, through the liberality of several corporations and foundations. Rickford University provides exceptional students scholarships and grants to make their degree program affordable. The grants and scholarships are based on merit.


    Current Scholarship Offerings

    The listed scholarships are available for students at Rickford University depending upon their merit and eligibility requirements. Scholarships can be applied during the enrollment process.


    Rickford University General Scholarships

    • Rickford University Continuing Graduates Scholarship

    • Education that Works for You Scholarship

    • Education that Works for You Scholarship

  • Credit Transfer

    Rickford University also accepts credits for the courses students have studied earlier and are willing to move from one program to another or want to elocate. By not re-taking the classes, both money and time is saved. Scoring more than C+ grades would help students reduce their overall time to complete their new degree programs.

  • Financial Aid FAQs

    • I probably don't qualify for aid. Should I apply for aid anyway?

      Yes. Many families mistakenly think they don't qualify for aid and avoid themselves from receiving financial aid by failing to apply for it. Moreover, there are a few sources of aid such as unsubsidized Stafford and PLUS loans that are available regardless of need. The FAFSA form is free. There is no good excuse for not applying.

    • Do I need to be admitted before I can apply for financial aid at a particular university?

      No. You can apply for financial aid any time after January 1. To actually receive funds, however, you must be admitted and enrolled at the university.

    • Do I have to reapply for financial aid every year?

      Yes. Most financial aid offices require that you apply for financial aid every year. If your financial circumstances change, you may get more or less aid. After your first year you will receive a "Renewal Application" which contains preprinted information from the previous year's FAFSA. Note that your eligibility for financial aid may change significantly, especially if you have a different number of family members in college. Renewal of your financial aid package also depends on your satisfactory academic progress towards a degree, such as earning a minimum number of credits and achieving a minimum GPA.

    • Are my parents responsible for my educational loans?

      No. Parents are, however, responsible for the Federal PLUS loans. Parents will only be responsible for your educational loans if they co-sign your loan. In short, only you alone are responsible for repaying your educational loans.

Aid Benefits

  • Tuition and Fees, including electronic learning materials
  • Textbooks
  • Technology
  • Other Educational Expenses