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  • Updated FAQs

    Updated FAQs

    We've updated our FAQs with answers to the questions we hear most often.

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  • Submit the FAFSA

    Submit the FAFSA

    Students begin the financial aid process by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

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  • Selected for Verification?

    Selected for Verification?

    Verification is the process to ensure that students receive the appropriate amount of aid.

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  • Accept Your Award

    Accept Your Award

    Students must accept a financial aid award after receiving an offer.

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  • When is Money Disbursed?

    When is Money Disbursed?

    Financial aid is disbursed within 10 days of the start of a semester.

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  • Pack Advantage

    Pack Advantage

    The University offers help to those who demonstrate the greatest need.

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Student Financial Aid & Scholarships is here to help

The Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships aims to help make a University education more affordable.

Adding it up

Adding it up

Costs vary based on student type, degree choice and personal background.

Costs are represented
in three ways:

  1. The Cost Calculator provides an estimate of the bill students will receive from the university.
  2. Student Budgets estimate the cost of attendance including things like room and board and personal expenses.
  3. The Net Price Calculator shows costs after grants and scholarships are considered.
What is Financial Aid

What is Financial Aid?

Financial Aid is help given to students to make higher education more affordable.

Types of Financial Aid

  1. Scholarships are free monies offered for academic achievement
  2. Grants & Work Study are offered based on financial need.
  3. Loans are offered to help finance remaining costs.
  4. Fellowships are competitive external awards that offer substantial funding to students
Getting Started

Getting Started

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