Navigating the financial aid process can be challenging at times. Don’t worry. We’re ready to lead the way. Our team is here to help you take advantage of all the available resources so that you can maximize aid and minimize your long-term investment.
Applying for Aid
Stay on top of the financial aid process. Learn which forms to submit and when to send them.
Learn more about FAFSA completion sessions.
Estimate Cost Before Aid
See expected costs for your intended program of study, residency status, on-campus housing, and dining plan options using our helpful tool.
Naturally, you want to know how much aid you are getting. The process of awarding aid is ongoing, but there are a few guidelines to keep in mind.
Put your financial aid plan into action
Explore your options and learn about important deadlines.
Provided you are eligible, grants are a preferred way to pay for college expenses. Grants are based on financial need and do not need to be paid back. Completing a FAFSA is the only application required for federal grants.
Another preferred aid option, scholarships are an excellent way to cover costs and do not need to be paid back. Some scholarships can be renewed in future years. Others are specifically for one year or one semester. You must apply for scholarships.
The Federal Work-Study Program allows you to work in offices across campus in a part-time position related to your major. Compensation is in the form of a paycheck, which can be used to cover educational expenses.
Other Aid Programs & Financial Options
Everyone’s financial picture is a little different. Research all options so that you can make the most informed plan.
Veterans & Military Aid
If you served in the military, are an active-duty member, or are a dependent or family member of a veteran, benefits may be available to you.
Get Free Help
Schedule a one-on-one virtual meeting or phone call with a Financial Aid Team member for FAFSA completion assistance or to get answers to your questions. Open to students and parents.
Financial Aid Handbook
Making a financial plan, knowing which applications to complete, and finding funding can be a daunting set of tasks. Unsure where to start? You've come to the right place. Financial Aid Handbook has answers to the most commonly asked financial aid questions, a helpful budget worksheet, transfer checklist, and more.
Tuition & Fees
Planning ahead for your eBill? Smart thinking. In addition to tuition, you can expect to find several other fees on your eBill. Here’s a preview of common charges.
First-Year Cost Estimator
In addition to tuition, each program has unique expenses like books and tools. Use the estimator to plan your start-up costs.
Students can split their semester bill into five installments. Just pay a $30 enrollment fee plus 20% down on tuition, housing, and related fees and you’re in. Optional charges like meal plans and parking permits can’t be rolled into the plan. Interested? You can enroll when your course load is determined and your bill is generated. Reach out to the Bursar's Office at 570.327.4762 or via email to learn more.