Estimate your costs

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships provides estimated student budgets for undergraduate, graduate and medical students. Use this information to learn more about budgeting for tuition, fees, room, meals, transportation and more.

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Types of financial aid

There are several sources of financial aid to help students pay for their college education. This aid can come from the federal and state governments, the University, private sources and more.


Scholarships are a form of financial aid you don't have to repay and come from multiple sources, including the University and private organizations.


Grants are a form of financial aid from the federal government you typically don't have to repay, such as the Pell Grant.


Student loans come from the federal government and private sources and is money you borrow and have to repay with interest.


Federal Work-Study is a program that allows students to earn money by working part-time on-campus and in other settings.

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Phone: (775) 784-4666