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Steps to Apply 2014-2015

Step 1: Complete a 2014 - 2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  • The FAFSA can be completed here:
  • MUSC's school code is 003438
  • You will need your 2013 federal tax information to answer some of the questions on this application. If you have not filed, you may estimate and make the necessary corrections once your taxes are completed
  • If you have filed your 2013 federal tax return, use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) when completing your FAFSA application.

Step 2: Complete an MUSC Loan Request

Federal Direct Stafford Loans
Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan
Private/Alternative Student Loan

Graduate student loan options:

Federal Direct Stafford Loans
Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan

Step 3: Complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN)

  • The Master Promissory Note can be completed here:
  • The MPN is an agreement between you and the US Department of Education that you will repay your loans upon the agreed terms
  • You will need to complete an MPN for each loan type for which you are applying

Step 4: Complete the Entrance Counseling Session

  • The Entrance Counseling session can be completed here:
  • All new students must complete the entrance counseling session

Health and Human Services Loans 

Please Note: Financial aid materials may be e-mailed to applicants prior to acceptance into MUSC. Receipt of financial aid information from the Office of Financial Aid Services should in no way be interpreted as an admissions offer into one of the six Colleges of the University.


Last Published with Edits:February 5, 2014 12:59 PM
Last Comprehensive Review:January 2014

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