Applying for Financial Aid

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/campushub/fafsant/

Apply Now at fafsa.gov
For the 2015-2016, 2014-2015 School Years

Minnesota State Mankato
School Code: 002360

Two questions most families ask are how much is it going to cost and how can we afford it?  Many families rely on assistance through the many Federal and State Student Financial Aid programs to help them pay for their student’s education.

A simpler, easier FAFSA (video)

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016

  • Submit starting January 1, 2015
  • Priority application date for consideration of funds with limited availability is March 15, 2015.
  • The 2015-2016 FAFSA form is available throughout the school year, however students are encouraged to submit a FAFSA by June 30, 2015 to better ensure availability of financial aid funds needed to meet fall semester obligations.

Fall 2014 - Summer 2015

  • Submit starting January 1, 2014
  • Priority application date for consideration of funds with limited availability is March 15, 2014.
  • The 2014-2015 FAFSA form is available throughout the school year, however students are encouraged to submit a FAFSA by June 30, 2014 to better ensure availability of financial aid funds needed to meet fall semester obligations.
  • Summer Financial Aid Information.


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Planning Guide

Filling Out the FAFSA

What to Expect From Financial Aid

Types of Financial Aid

Scholarship Searches

The Role of the Parent and Student

Financial Aid Links