Financial Aid

An MS in Predictive Analytics & Risk Management degree is a significant investment. However, there are several resources available to help make the costs more manageable.

University of Illinois Resources


Students may search for on-campus job opportunities through the Virtual Job Board.

Research & Teaching Assistantships

The MS in Predictive Analytics & Risk Management is a self-funded program in which students are responsible for paying their tuition and fees.  Students in this program are not eligible for Board of Trustee (BOT) tuition-waiver-generating assistantships at the University of Illinois.

International Employment
The Department of Immigration and Naturalization Services strictly regulates employment for international students. For more information regarding employment, contact International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) or the Graduate College.

Student Loans

U.S. Student Loans
Federal student aid for U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents is available through FAFSA. (Federal School Code: 001775)

International Student Loans

There are limited opportunities for you to obtain a private alternative loan. Most lenders require you to be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a valid alien registration card as a co-signer.

International Student Scholarships

International students can search the Internet for scholarships from agencies outside the university. For more information and links to some online search engines, see Outside Scholarships. The following sites may provide assistance as well:

The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) website can also provide additional information on employment opportunities: