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 urge you to take advantage of the many opportunities for financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans, and student employment. 

Apply for Financial Aid

We can help you finance your education in a way that works for you and your family. It all starts with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)the only application needed for federal, state, and UMN Morris 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. Work-study and student employment are ways for you to not only earn money to pay for college but to become part of the campus community, while gaining critical skills for professional employment.  


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.