DeSales University helps students meet educational expenses through a combination of four types of financial aid resources. Funding for these programs come from a variety of sources, including federal and state government programs; private foundations, agencies, and lending institutions; and DeSales University.
Scholarships come from a variety of sources and are awarded on the basis of academic achievement of exceptional promise in a particular field. Students do not need to repay money received through scholarships.
Grants, like scholarships, do not have to be repaid. Grants are awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit.
Loans, which are available from a variety of sources, are funds that a student must repay with interest.
Employment, both on- and off-campus, offers students opportunities to earn money through work in a part-time job.