Financial Aid

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences students

Penn’s Student Financial Services office is available to admitted and current students for financial aid inquiries. For more information on financing your studies, visit these pages on the Student Financial Services website:

All domestic applicants interested in their federal grant and loan eligibility should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form after applying to the BAAS program. Start your FAFSA form on the Department of Education’s website.

If you are using the Student Financial Services net price calculator to estimate your cost of attendance, please note that the predicted costs do not include Penn LPS Online rates and are not reflective of your tuition and fees.

Gateway students

Students pursuing the "prove your way in" path to Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences admission through our Gateway Program and who have submitted a FAFSA form may be evaluated for federal financial aid eligibility upon successful completion of gateway requirements and admission to degree status. Gateway courses are not eligible for financial aid.

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Certificate and coursetakers

It's never too early to make a plan for financing your education. It is recommended that you start researching your options for financial support as soon as possible. There are no institutional grants, federal aid, loans or scholarships available for our certificates or general course taking.

  • Penn Payment Plan: Learn about the interest-free option that spreads out educational expenses.

Veterans education benefits

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences is GI Bill® approved. Eligible students may apply GI Bill® benefits or Yellow Ribbon Program benefits toward tuition and fees. Learn more about education benefits for veterans at the US Department of Veterans Affairs website. Please note that the GI Bill Comparison Tool has not yet been updated with Penn LPS Online’s reduced tuition rates. The school certifying official is located in the University Registrar's office. 

"GI Bill®" is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

Employer tuition benefits

If you intend to complete the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree or enroll in Penn LPS Online courses and certificates as a working professional, you may be able to take advantage of tuition reimbursement benefits offered by your employer. If you are a full-time Penn employee, learn more about Penn's tuition benefits on Penn’s Human Resources website.

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