Financial Aid & Scholarships

Other Loan Opportunities

The following loans are also available to UNLV students.

Marion Smith Health Professions Loan

Available to: Sophomores, juniors, or seniors enrolled in at least three credits
Annual Limits: $1,000 (maximum)
Contact: College of Health Sciences, 702-895-3693

Valley Health System

The Valley Health System is offering payment of up to $2,000 per semester or a program maximum of $8,000 to the schools on your behalf to cover tuition, books, uniforms, and fees that are required for your education in the form of a promissory note. Your selection and participation in the Adopt-A-Student Program requires your commitment to become employed with the Valley Health System immediately upon graduation for a minimum of two years as a full-time registered nurse. Satisfying this commitment renders the loan paid in full.

Simple Tuition for Undergraduates:

Simple Tuition for Graduates:

An example to determine how much a student can borrow in a nonfederal private alternative loan if necessary:

Cost of attendance (COA):
Expense Amount
Tuition & fees $4,000
Books $1,000
Room & board $5,000
Transportation $1,000
Miscellaneous $500
Total $11,500
Amount COA
$11,500 (COA)
- $3,500 subsidized loan offered to student
- $2,000 unsubsidized loan offered to student
- $1,000 scholarship offered to student
= $5,000 up to potential non federal private alternative loan borrowing by the student
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