Financial aid is available in the form of grants, scholarships and loans given through the federal and state government and from institutional foundations.
Apply for Aid
Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- PIN Application: Apply for a PIN (personal identification number). This allows you to sign documents electronically and to access your application information at any time.
- Complete the FAFSA online at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/. If you have special circumstances (i.e. you are unable to obtain parent information), contact your financial aid office before doing the online application.
- Inform financial aid officers of any significant change in your family’s financial circumstances (i.e. loss of job or benefits, death, divorce, etc.).
- Don’t hesitate to ask for help. If you are confused about any step in the financial aid application process, contact the financial aid office at the school you plan to attend for assistance.
Financial Aid, Scholarships & Student Loans 101 Course
This course contains four main sections with 22 short lectures and should not take longer than 1.5 hours to complete. This information will help students to learn more about financial aid, scholarhips and student loans.