Changes in eligibility and enrollment may require us to make adjustments in your financial aid. Some scenarios that can result in a change in your eligibility include:

  • Overlapping Financial Aid
    If you received federal aid while at another institution, it can impact the amount of federal aid that you may receive at Walden. Learn more.
  • Over-award of Federal Aid
    If you received additional estimated financial assistance and/or there is a reduction in the cost of attendance that was not accounted for at the time of initial awarding, this may cause an over-award of federal funds. Learn more.
  • Leave of Absence
    If you decided to take a university approved leave of absence, for financial aid purposes, you will be considered as having withdrawn from the university. Learn more.
  • Withdrawal From a Term
    If you withdraw from any courses in the term prior to completing 60% of the quarter/semester or stop engaging in academically related activities during the term without officially withdrawing from the courses, you may find that you owe funds to the university as a result of the Return of Title IV calculation. Learn more.

    Please note withdrawal is different from drop. Dropping is when you enroll in a course and decide not to stay enrolled any time before it starts or within the first seven days. If you discontinue taking a course after the seventh day, then you will be considered having withdrawn from that point on.

Do you have questions about financial aid? If you haven’t yet applied to Walden, please contact an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336 in the United States. If you are a current student, please contact a financial aid advisor at finaid@waldenu.edu or call 1-800-WALDENU (1-800-925-3368).

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