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Expenses and Financial Aid

The tuition charges, regulations for payment and withdrawal, activity fees, and special fees and deposits for the M.S. in Accounting are the same as for the undergraduate program at Rhodes. These charges and policies are outlined in the “Expenses” portion of the catalogue. Room charges and policies are also the same as those for the undergraduate programs; however, on-campus rooms will be made available to graduate students only after all undergraduate demand has been satisfied.

Financial Aid

Financial assistance for students in the M.S. in Accounting program will be in the form of loans and scholarships.

Loans

Graduate students are currently eligible for Federal Stafford Loans up to $20,500 per year. Federal Stafford Loans are made on an unsubsidized basis, and the student is responsible for interest payment during periods of enrollment. Repayment begins six months after the student graduates or ceases to be enrolled at least half-time. The interest rate is fixed at 6.8%.

Anyone interested in the student loan program should contact:

Office of Financial Aid
Rhodes College
2000 N. Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112-1690
Telephone 901-843-3810

Scholarships

All applicants are automatically considered for a departmental scholarship with no additional forms required to be filed. Departmental scholarships for students in the M.S. in Accounting program are merit based; financial need is not a consideration. Selection for a scholarship is based upon the candidate’s academic record, personal achievements, and promise of success in accounting.