Financial Aid Office

Types of Aid

Less Worry, More Study

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You'll be surprised how affordable college can be.

There are many options to help you with college expenses. Completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application each year will ensure you're considered for a variety of federal and state aid types. Some scholarships also require you to complete a FAFSA application, so don't wait!

Financial Literacy and Money Management 

Minnesota State Programs

The State of Minnesota offers students many different resources to help pay for college. Check out their website for a full list of all Grants, Scholarships, and Other Aid Options they offer.