Applying for Financial Aid

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. To apply for financial aid, start with the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.

Fall 2024 - Summer 2025

Fall 2023 - Summer 2024

Remember to send your FAFSA information to Minnesota State University, Mankato (School code 002360)

Be aware of the most common FAFSA errors  so you can prevent delays or potentially costly issues. 

Learn to recognize and avoid getting tricked by financial aid scams