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BU Wheelock’s Financial Assistance Office works hard to help applicants, admitted students, and current graduate students navigate the often-complex financial aid process from start to finish. Alongside loans and other forms of external funding, you may also qualify for BU scholarships, assistantships, or employment.

If you have a question about financial assistance, contact Graduate Financial Aid by emailing For general questions about applying to BU Wheelock, reach out to Graduate Admissions by emailing or calling 617-353-4237.

60 %

of all applicants were offered a scholarship over the last two years

$5.1 M

on average in scholarships awarded annually among new, continuing, and partner students

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To be eligible for financial assistance, you must:

  1. Be enrolled in a graduate degree program at BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development
  2. Maintain the enrollment status (full-time or part-time) required by your type of assistance

Your financial aid may not exceed your cost of attendance. Visit Costs & Tuition to calculate your cost of attendance.

Types of assistance