Students may submit a FAFSA to determine eligibility for the Federal Direct Unsubsidized loan program. A graduate student must be enrolled at least half-time as a degree seeking student to be considered for federal student aid. The Wake Forest University School of Divinity FAFSA school code is: E00429. A student must be in good academic standing and must be making satisfactory academic progress toward the degree to be eligible for a student loan. Unclassified (non-degree seeking), certificate program students, and provisionally accepted students are not eligible for federal financial aid.

A student who devotes full-time effort to a graduate program as outlined by his or her faculty committee with a minimum of 9 semester hours of coursework in fall, spring, and summer terms, University Fees including thesis research, is considered a full-time student. Students registered for Grad Fee are also considered full-time. Part-Time Status. A student registered for less than the above amount of coursework is considered a part-time student. Each program will determine whether it is possible to pursue a degree on a part-time basis.