Financial Aid

At UMN Morris we believe that cost should never get in the way of a great education. We are steadfastly committed to making college affordable and accessible to everyone, no matter who you are or where you’re from. That’s why we encourage you to take advantage of the many opportunities for financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans, and student employment. We can help you finance your education in a way that works for you and your family.


You are encouraged to take advantage of the many options for financial aid. It all starts with the FAFSA. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the only application needed for federal, state, and UMN Morris financial aid. It can be completed anytime between December and June 30, however, March 1 is the priority deadline for funding.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

  1. Complete the FAFSA online. Include our federal school code (002389) so that your results are sent to UMN Morris.
  2. Sign electronically with your FSA ID. If you are a dependent student, you and one of your parents/guardians must sign the FAFSA.
  3. Click the “Submit” button.
  4. Print/Save the confirmation page for your records.
of incoming students receive financial aid.

Types of Aid

As an admitted first-year student, you will automatically be considered for University-wide scholarships. Grants and loans are also available based on financial need. Earning money through work-study and student employment programs allows you to not only become part of the campus community, but to explore and affirm your career choice while gaining critical skills for professional employment.

Despite the many options, we know that navigating financial aid can feel overwhelming. That’s why we’ve streamlined the process, making it simple and transparent.  


Types of Aid

Scholarships are a type of financial aid that does not have to be repaid. You may be awarded scholarship funds based on specific criteria.

Grants & Waivers

Grants and waivers are types of financial aid that do not need to be repaid. Whether you receive a grant or waiver is based on your financial need.