AACP strives to support students with necessary tools in order to pursue a career in pharmacy. Be sure to consult with the Financial Aid departments at your institution for more information. Below are some resources to help you get started on your journey.
AACP and College Ave Student Loans
AACP has partnered with College Ave Student Loans to provide pharmacy school students with private student loan options to help pay for pharmacy education. In addition, College Ave has created educational information to help inform you on important topics relating to financing.
Graduate Student Loans
A graduate student loan can cover school costs for most master’s, doctoral, or advanced professional degree programs, such as a Pharm.D. degree, and many more. Review the following resources to learn more about graduate student loans:
- Student Loans 101: How Do Student Loans Work?
- Federal vs. Private Student Loans
- How to Pay for Graduate School
- How Private Student Loans Work
Graduate Loan Calculator
Use the interactive graduate student loan calculator to estimate your student loan payments and costs. Select “Health Professions” in the Degree Type field for pharmacy.
Student loan interest rates represent the amount a lender charges you to borrow money. It is calculated as a percentage and multiplied by your principal amount.
- Variable vs. Fixed Interest Rates: What's the Difference?
- Student Loan Interest Rate vs. APR: What's the Difference?
Student debt may be good debt because it is an investment in your future, but too much of a good thing can hurt you.
Refinancing student loans can simplify the loan payment process and possibly reduce your monthly payment or the total cost of your loan.