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Washington University in St Louis Olin Business School

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Domestic Process

Olin's goal is to help you identify funding sources that will make your degree affordable.

Executive MBA Submission Deadline Notification Date
Incoming spring-semester students April 1 April 30
Returning students May 1 May 30
Incoming fall-semester students August 1 August 15

All the necessary documentation must be received by Olin in order to process your application. An additional five weeks are required to process applications received after the deadline.

To apply for financial aid, start today by completing the following steps:

Federal Student Loans

  1. Submit the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Use the form appropriate for the academic year in which you intend to enroll.
    • Washington University’s School Code is: 002520.
    • Fill out only the student portion of the FAFSA, not the parent portion.
  2. Submit your Financial Assistance Application to:

    Kyle Cronan, Associate Director of Graduate Business Financial Aid
    Washington University St. Louis
    Campus Box 1156
    Knight Hall Room 110
    1 Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130
    Fax: 314-935-4464
  3. You'll receive an electronic award notification that financial aid is available after your FAFSA and institutional application are reviewed and your tuition deposit is made.

Once you have been notified that your award is available, go to https://sfs.wustl.edu/Pages/default.aspx.

  • Select Current Students at the top of the page, and log in using your WUSTL Key and password.
  • Select My Award and accept the amount of financial aid that you wish to receive for each of the terms listed.

4. At https://sfs.wustl.edu/Pages/Graduate-Loan-Requirements.aspx you'll need to complete the items listed below:

Entering Students and First-Time Direct Loan Borrowers:

  • Complete loan-entrance counseling.
  • Complete Subsidized/Unsubsidized Master Promissory Note.
  • Complete Graduate PLUS Master Promissory Note (if awarded).
  • Start the PLUS Application Process (if awarded).

Returning Students:

  • Verify completion of your Subsidized/Unsubsidized Master Promissory Note and Graduate PLUS Master Promissory Note (if applicable).
  • Start PLUS Application Process.

For additional guidance on completing these online forms, see the instructions document (PDF).

5. To ensure that Washington University has received all the documents needed to process your financial aid, go to https://sfs.wustl.edu/Pages/default.aspx.
  • Choose Current Students at the top of the page and log in using your WUSTL Key and password.
  • Select My Checklist to see if all the required documents have been received.

Note: It can take up to three to four business days for Washington University to receive confirmation of completed entrance-loan counseling, loan applications, and promissory notes.

6. Submit Title IV Authorization form.

    Alternative Loans

    If you’re interested in an alternative loan, go directly to the lender’s website to submit your application. Depending on the lender you select, you usually can begin your application process 60 days prior to the start of Mini-term A. Find a sample list of lenders at the Student Lending Analytics website.

    The loan period listed on your application should be one of the following: summer only (May through August), fall/spring (August through April), fall only (August through December), or spring only (January through April).

    Employer Tuition Reimbursement

    Many employers provide full- or partial-tuition assistance to employees who are pursuing degrees part time. Contact your organization’s Human Resources Department for specifics about what benefits are offered. Note that some tax consequences may be associated with employer-paid tuition benefits.