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Student Consumer Information

​A.T. Still University (ATSU) provides important information about the University to prospective and enrolled students and the public. The links below lead to information required by the Higher Education Act of 1965. For paper copies, email: mostudentaffairs@atsu.edu.

For additional ATSU institutional questions, contact:
Lori Haxton, Vice President for Student Affairs
660.626.2410
lhaxton@atsu.edu

For financial aid questions, contact:
Katie Clay, Director Student Financial Services
660.626.2019
enrollmentservices@atsu.edu

Review the ATSU Catalog and University Student Handbook (pdf).

  • Student Financial Assistance +

    • Types of financial aid

      Loans, state grant assistance, scholarship programs, and loan repayment of forgiveness program listings. ATSU Enrollment Services does not participate in preferred lender arrangements, and has no preferred lender list for either federal or private loans.

      Scholarships and awards

      ATSU offers internal scholarships as well as connecting students with external scholarships.

      Work-Study

      Work-Study provides part-time jobs fo students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses.

      Loans

      ATSU’s Enrollment Services assist students to find the right resources to fund their education. Available loan programs.

      How to apply for aid

      How loans are disbursed

      Sample loan repayment schedule

      How refunds are determined

      Requirements for withdrawal (University Catalog), institutional refund formula, return of Title IV funds formula, policies and procedures for post-withdrawal disbursements.

      Institutional Refund Formula – All students at ATSU will be assessed based on the date of course drop or program withdrawal. Program withdrawals will be processed using the Return of Title IV funds formula.

      Return of Title IV Funds Formula - If a Title IV recipient withdraws during a payment period, the institution must calculate the amount of Title IV funds that was unearned by the student.

      Rights and responsibilities of students receiving financial aid

      Entrance and exit counseling, satisfactory academic progress, repayment, FAFSA verification. The following are listed under each school’s program:

      Disclosure requirements

      Information from the Department of Education, penalties for drug law violations, code of conduct for education loans, private education loan disclosure.

      Private education loan disclosure

      ATSU offers a student federal financial aid up to the student’s cost of attendance. Students who elect to accept Direct Federal Student loans totaling the full cost of attendance are not eligible for private loans. If the full cost of attendance has not be accepted, the remaining budget amount may be certified to the private lender. Students without U.S. citizenship who are not eligible for federal loans or students who are enrolled at less than half-time status may want to inquire about private loan eligibility.

      If required, a Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification form (pdf) may be provided upon request.

      Things to know

      • Requested Amounts: ATSU must not exceed the full financial aid offer (cost of attendance) when approving a student’s federal or private loan requests.
      • Creditworthy: Approval of your Grad PLUS or private loan is contingent upon your creditworthiness.
      • Variable Loan Terms: Private lenders can change the terms of your loans since they are not federally insured.
      • Varied Interest Rates: Interest rates are dependent on your credit score.
      • Consolidating: Private loans often cannot be consolidated.
      • Loan Forgiveness: Private loans cannot be forgiven if borrower ends up working in the public service arena.