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Financial Aid

Our advisors can help you explore federal student aid and other financing options for your online degree.

UMUC encourages all students to apply for financial aid, regardless of income or whether studying at the undergraduate or graduate school level. 

Our financial aid counselors are here to help you understand the financial aid process and find ways to meet, manage, or lower your education costs.

About Federal Student Aid

Federal student financial aid, available through the U.S. Department of Education, provides loans, grants, scholarships, and work-study opportunities to help cover your college expenses. Eligibility is based on financial need and other factors, including full-time or part-time status and academic progress.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Explore More Financial Aid Resources

View UMUC's financial aid resources, including videos and additional information on types of aid, determining your eligibility, and more.

Contact Me

Apply Now

Or call 800-888-UMUC (8682) to speak directly with an advisor.

UMUC Helps Students Navigate Financial Aid

Alumna Victoria Kelly discusses how UMUC's advisors helped her through the federal financial aid process.

Military Education Benefits

UMUC's experienced advisors can help you maximize your military education benefits, including

  • Tuition Assistance
  • GI Bill
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Reserve Educational Assistance Program

10 Great Ways to Pay
for Your Education

  1. Interest-Free Monthly Payment Plan
  2. Employer-Provided Tuition Assistance
  3. UMUC Scholarships
  4. Private Scholarships.
  5. Federal Grants
  6. Federal Work Study
  7. Federal Loans
  8. Alternative/Private Loans
  9. Military Benefits
  10. Tax Credits

Learn more about these 10 Great Ways to Pay for Your Education.