Graduate Students

Centenary offers two graduate programs: Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT). A graduate student may borrow under the Federal Direct Student Loan Program as long as they are seeking one of our graduate degrees. Centenary does not participate in the Graduate PLUS Loan Program, because the Federal Direct Loan limits are enough to cover the cost of attendance.

MAT students are also eligible to apply for the Federal TEACH Grant. The Federal TEACH Grant provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. In exchange for receiving a TEACH Grant, a student must agree to serve as a full-time teacher in a high-need field in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves low-income students. As a recipient of a TEACH Grant, a student must teach for at least four academic years within eight calendar years of completing the program of study for which he/she received a TEACH Grant. If the student fails to complete this service obligation, all amounts of TEACH Grants that the student received will be converted to a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan which must be repaid to the U.S. Department of Education. The student will be charged interest from the date the grant(s) was disbursed. The Federal TEACH Grant will only be awarded to students who specifically request the grant, complete the TEACH entrance counseling and ‘ability-to-serve’ certification and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

After the student initiates the admissions process, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be filed. Centenary's FAFSA code is 002003. Once their FAFSA has been processed, students should contact the Financial Aid Office to discuss their borrowing needs.

You may also use your Veterans benefits, if eligible.

2014-15 Graduate Fees

Master of Arts in Teaching: $750 per course
Student Teaching Fee: $240
Master of Business Administration: $1,250 per course
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