Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost per credit hour for the MS in Human Resource Development and MPA program through University Alliance?

For the 2014-2015 academic year, the MS in HRD program is $995 per credit hour. The MPA program is $900 per credit hour. Additional information can be found on the University Alliance website.

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What is included in the cost of attendance for a graduate program?

In addition to calculating the tuition and book charges for an academic year, the Office of Financial Assistance also includes an allotment for living and personal expenses in the total cost of attendance.

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I am currently enrolled in the Master’s Certificate in Human Resources at Villanova University through University Alliance. Am I eligible for financial aid?

No.  Students must be matriculated in a graduate degree program to be eligible for federal financial aid.

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I previously borrowed federal loans for my undergraduate degree that are currently in repayment. How do I apply for an in-school deferment?

Enrollment verifications are processed by the Registrar’s Office and can be requested.

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I am a veteran eligible for VA educational benefits. How do I find information about military tuition assistance?

Information for qualifying veterans can be found on the University Alliance website, and instructions can be found at the Registrar’s webpage.

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I can’t find my email from University Alliance stating my charges for the session. How can I obtain another copy of the invoice?

Students can request an additional invoice via email at customerservice@universityalliance.com. A second invoice will be issued via email within 24 hours.

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Where can I sign up for e-Refund so my refund can be directly deposited into my bank account?

The e-Refund enrollment form can be found in your MyNova account.  The link is located in the Student Tab, under “Bursar Links.” Complete the requested information and submit.

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I was notified that Villanova University sent the payment to University Alliance from my loan disbursement for the current session. Can I receive an updated invoice showing the payment?

Yes.  Students can request an updated invoice via email at customerservice@universityalliance.com.

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I just completed the entrance counseling requirement at studentloans.gov. How will I know that Villanova University received the confirmation?

Students can view both satisfied requirements and missing documents by accessing myNOVA, clicking on the Student and Financial Aid tab, then clicking on “My Eligibility.” This tab will display all completed requirements and any items that are still considered to be outstanding by the Office of Financial Assistance.

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I only want to borrow Direct Loans to cover my tuition and book charges. How can I make this change?

The Office of Financial Assistance advises students to only borrow what you need.  To make a change to your loan amount, please notify our office in writing by sending an email to finaidloan@villanova.edu. Once the change has been made we will send you a letter notifying you that it has taken place.

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