Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Doctor of Optometry

Traditional Program

Financial Aid

The University uses a variety of financial aid programs to assist eligible students in meeting their demonstrated financial need. Financial assistance is generally available in the form of scholarships, grants, state and Commonwealth support, loans, campus employment, and budget plans. Because of governmental policy regarding the financing of health professional education, most available monies are in the form of loans.

See Financial Handbook PDF for complete information

Campus Employment

The University Employment Program and Federal College Work Study program allow students to earn money through part-time jobs to help meet their expenses. The current pay rate is $10.00 per hour and eligible students may work in a large variety of job situations. For more information or an application, please contact the University Financial Aid Office at 215.780.1330 or toll free at 800.824.6262 or by email