Yes. Prospective Students – March 1 (in the same year that you will enroll at YSPH)
Current Students – April 1
No, but you must complete and submit all three components to be considered for need based aid. And be certain to include the Yale University code 001426 on the FAFSA.
If you are a US citizen or permanent resident, you must submit the FAFSA and YSPH Financial Aid Application. When completing the FAFSA it is preferred that you utilize the new Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) to upload your tax information directly into the FAFSA from the IRS web site. DRT is available to you about 2 weeks after you complete an electronic tax return or 8 weeks after you complete a paper return.
If you are an international student, you must submit the YSPH Financial Aid Application for International Students.
Please see How to Apply for more information.
The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) has developed their website to include information about types of visas, Yale, New Haven and living in the United States.
You must print, accept, sign, date and return your financial aid award letter and Authorization to Process Stafford Loans form by the date indicated to:
YSPH Office of Financial Aid
Shortly thereafter, you will receive notification from your lender to electronically sign your Master Promissory Note (MPN).
- You will need to complete your entrance interview just prior to matriculation. After completion, you will be able to view your Yale Student Account and see the appropriate financial postings.
- YSPH scholarships, work study, and Federal Direct Loans are available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
- Federal Student Loans (Unsubsidized) – These loans are not based on financial need and must be repaid. Unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest from disbursement.
- Graduate PLUS Loans – These are credit based loans. These loans are not based on financial need and must be repaid. Grad Plus Loans begin accruing interest from disbursement. Anyone applying for a credit based loan should check their credit report in advance of submitting a loan application.
- Private/Alternative Loans – These are credit based loans and you must apply separately to a lender. You may be required to have a co-signer. Anyone applying for a credit based loan should check their credit report in advance of submitting a loan application.
- Need based YSPH Grants – These named grants are awarded from the Financial Aid Office based on need. They are awarded to admitted students on a first come first served basis. Applications completed after the March 1st deadline may not be eligible for these awards. These awards are not repaid.
- Scholarships – These scholarships are awarded from the Admissions Committee. Applicants DO NOT need to fill out additional forms to be eligible for scholarship however, because some are awarded on need and merit applications completed after the March 1st deadline may not be considered for these awards. A separate letter will be sent to the recipient from the Admissions Office. These awards are not repaid.
International students are eligible for limited merit-based scholarships and can apply, with a credit-worthy U.S. cosigner, for loans from a private lender. International Students are NOT eligible for need-based scholarships from YSPH.
Yes, studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments are available. You may visit the Graduate Housing website for more information and a link to the online application.
The YSPH Financial Aid Office can help you. You may contact them by phone at: (203) 785-5417.