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Submit your FAFSA

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) logoStudents must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for financial aid. The FAFSA opens in December 2023 for the 2024-2025 school year. To receive the best financial aid offer possible, submit the FAFSA as early as you can. The University's federal school code for aid is 002568.

Apply for aid

To be considered for financial aid at the University of Nevada, Reno, you must meet specific requirements. Learn how to apply, review eligibility requirements, and check deadlines.


The University provides $87 million in scholarships annually. From scholarships for first-year students to external scholarships, the Western Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship to college-based funding, there are numerous options available to students.

Types of aid

Financial aid is a term that broadly covers the financial assistance you can use to pay for your education. The most common forms of aid include scholarships, grants, loans and Work-Study.