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Financing Your Education

Click here for more information about U.S. federal student loans, non-USF scholarship opportunities, current tuition costs, payment plans, student employment, and other important financial aid details.


The Master of Arts in International Studies (MAIS) Program offers scholarships to new students on a competitive basis. These Program Scholarships, which are limited in number, vary in amount and cover part of tuition costs. If a scholarship is awarded, it will be indicated in the admission letter sent by the MAIS Program. Applications completed by the priority date of February 15 are given priority consideration for a Program Scholarship.

Teaching and Research Assistantships

The MAIS Program offers several teaching and research assistantships to qualified students. Current students can apply for available assistantships, which are posted every August and January.

Financial Aid

USF One Stop and Financial Aid Office offers important advice and financial aid details to graduate students at the University of San Francisco. Contact the office at 415.422.2020 or by email at