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Applying for Financial Aid

ABTU has partnered with a company that is able to offer the Federal Financial Aid process online. This process called the Virtual Financial Aid Office (VFAO) is completely automated! The company provides financial aid services to higher education students. In order to start your Financial Aid application, please click here:

Please complete the Student Interview Center after you have registered and logged in. If you have questions or problems you can click on the "Request Info" tab or contact Calvin at (816) 279-7000 (option #5).
When your application is finished click done and your information will be sent to American Business and Technology University automatically. Once ABTU confirms that you will be attending you should get an award letter by e-mail within 2-3 weeks.

In order to be eligible to receive Federal Financial Aid, you must :
✓ Be admitted and enrolled in an Associate degree program
✓ Not be concurrently enrolled in a secondary school
✓ Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
✓ Have a valid Social Security Number
✓ Be enrolled at least half time if applying for student loans
✓ Not be in default with any student loans or have exceeded the maximum loan limits (check at www.nslds.gov)
✓ If male, registered with Selective Service (www.sss.gov)
✓ Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress

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Flexible and Affordable Ways to Pay

In addition to competitive rates, we offer the advantage of paying for online college courses one course at a time, rather than an entire year at once. This can help you manage your cash flow and personal budget.
GI BILL recipients please CLICK HERE for more information on using your GI BILL at ABTU

ABTU Offers Federal Financial Aid for Those Who Qualify

American Business and Technology University is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to offer federal financial aid, one of the first online colleges to receive this recognition. Because of our more affordable tuition, ABTU students are able to graduate without large school loans to repay. Regardless of your current income or assets, you may qualify for student financial aid programs to help with the cost of your education. You may also have financial options beyond those described here.