International Student Aid

As an international student, you can and should explore financial support options like private, individual loans, work opportunities and scholarship potentials.

  • Loan programs are available through private lenders with a creditworthy U.S. Citizen or permanent resident as a cosigner. Find a lender at
  • Some work opportunities for undergraduates and teaching or research assistantships for graduate students can be explored through UMass Boston’s Office of Student Employment.   
  • Graduate International Students may also apply for Assistantships.

International students do not qualify for federal or state financial aid grant programs.