Financial Aid

Students applying for financial aid must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  This application may be completed online at  The priority FAFSA filing deadline for the 2020-2021 FAFSA is 2/15/2020. The Bryan College of Health Sciences federal school code is 006399. 

Students should apply for a FSA ID prior to completing the FAFSA.  The FSA ID allows access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and functions as the legal electronic signature.  Students who are dependents should also encourage a parent to apply for an FSA ID.  Students and parents can create the FSA ID at

In addition to the FAFSA, students will continue the financial aid application process through the Student Aid InterNet Technology (SAINT) Student online portal system.  This system allows the student to determine their own federal aid packaging according to their program of study, grade level and financial need data.  Information regarding completing SAINT Student, as well as priority funding deadlines, can be found at Students should apply for financial aid before the start of the term. Upon special circumstances, students will be allowed to apply for financial aid up to 90 days after the start of the term.

A student must be in good academic standing and be enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours (fall, spring and summer) to be eligible to receive Federal Student loans for that semester.

Types of Financial Aid
Bryan College of Health Sciences offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to students.  Types of aid available include: Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loans, Federal Direct Grad PLUS, Pell Grants, State Grants, Federal Work Study, college based grants, scholarships and private loans.

Students who wish to receive Bryan Foundation scholarships should complete their FAFSA and the online scholarship application form at   The online scholarship application is available annually March 1-15.

Veterans' Information
Many of the programs at the College have been approved by the State Approving Agency for the enrollment of those eligible to receive GI Bill education benefits.  A Certificate of Eligibility (COE) is required to certify students for veteran education benefits.  Prospective students may visit the VA website at, call the assistance line at 888-GIBILL1 (888-442-4551), or inquire at a Veterans Administration Office for information on benefits.  The assistance line is open from 7:00am to 7:00pm Central Time, Monday-Friday.

Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018 Compliance – Section 103

The President signed into law the Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018 on December 31, 2018, which contains a provision in Section 103 that takes effect on August 1, 2019.  In accordance with Section 103, while payment to the institution is pending from the Veterans Administration for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post 9/11 G.I. Bill (Chapter 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Chapter 31) benefits, Bryan College of Health Sciences will not:

  • Assess a late fee;
  • Prevent enrollment or deny access to classes;
  • Deny access to any student resources (library, student services, or other institutional facilities) available to other students who have satisfied their tuition/fees to the institution;
  • Require that the VA recipient secure alternative or additional funding to cover financial obligations to the institution due to delayed disbursement of a payment by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Veteran and Eligible Person Standard of Progress Policy
A veteran and/or eligible person must make satisfactory progress toward an approved educational objective leading to employment.  The veteran and/or eligible person Standard of Progress will be determined utilizing the Satisfactory Academic Progress policy as listed in the College Catalog and Student Handbook consisting of overall grade point average, pace, program length, maximum time for completion, attendance and/or conduct.

Contact Information
Financial Aid Office, Bryan College of Health Sciences, 1535 S. 52nd St., Lincoln, NE 68506-1398
Phone: (402) 481-8984 or    800-742-7844, extension 18984