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Financial aid at ASU

ASU is committed to offering you a top quality education that provides the most value for your investment and prepares you for a lifetime of success.

Step 1. Learn ways to pay for college.

Step 2. Apply for aid. (Federal School Code is 001081)

Step 3. Understand your aid and your bill.

Step 4. Monitor important dates.

Step 5. Contact us with any questions.
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Financial aid

Cost Calculators

Net Price Calculator
For: Prospective undergraduate
students
What it does: Estimate costs (tuition,
books, fees, and personal expenses)
and need- and merit-based aid you may
be eligible for.

Tuition Estimator
For: Prospective and current students
What it does: Calculate tuition and
mandatory fees based on where you’re
from and the program you select.

Scholarship Estimators

Scholarship Estimator
For: Prospective freshmen
What it does: Determine if you might
be eligible for an ASU merit (academic-
based) scholarship.

Scholarship Search
For: Prospective and current students
What it does: Search for scholarships
that have not expired.

ASU's Scholarship Portal
For: Admitted and current students
What it does: Sign in and manage your
applications, recommendation requests
and bookmarked scholarships.

Loan Resources

Loan Calculators
For: Anyone interested in pursuing a loan
What it does: Calculate interest rates,
repayment timelines and options.

Federal Student Loan
For: Students
What it does: Overview of the types of
Federal Student Loans available.

Federal Parent Loan
For: Parents of undergraduate students
What it does: Overview of the Parent
PLUS Loan and the process to apply.

Important Dates | more
Dec 23

Deadline to use Pell Book Deferments Online for Spring 2019 (session A or C)

If you are a Federal Pell Grant recipient who has all outstanding documents submitted and enrolled in spring 2019 session A or C, you may obtain your textbooks for the semester at the ASU Bookstore and have your book charges billed to your student account (online purchases only). If you plan to use this benefit, you must do so online by 6pm on this date. For more information, click here.

Dec 26

Deadline to use Pell Book Deferments in person for Spring 2019 (session A or C)

If you are a Federal Pell Grant recipient who has all outstanding documents submitted and enrolled in spring 2019 session A or C, you may obtain your textbooks for the semester at the ASU Bookstore and have your book charges billed to your student account (in-store purchases only). If you plan to use this benefit, you must do so in person at a Sun Devil Campus Store by this date. For more information, click here.

Jan 1

2019-2020 FAFSA Filing Priority Date

Submit your FAFSA before ASU's priority filing date of January 1 each year to maximize the amount of aid you receive. Eligible students who apply by this date have a greater chance of receiving need-based aid. The priority filing date is not a deadline, so still submit your FAFSA even if the priority filing date has passed.

Jan 1

Most Deadlines Occur on the 2019-2020 ASU Scholarship Portal

Many of the scholarship application deadlines are in January, February and March each year; however, it is important that you review deadlines carefully as they do vary. Scholarship awards are very competitive and if you are selected, you will be notified by the awarding office noted in the scholarship listing. Scholarship recipients are typically notified of selection in April and May.

Jan 8

Spring 2019 Census Date (session A)

For students enrolled only in session A: For more info regarding ASU's financial aid census policy, please click here. This policy affects your award amounts. Your census date may be different if you are also enrolled in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

Jan 20

Begin Using Pell Grant Book Deferments for Spring 2019 (session B)

If you are a Federal Pell Grant recipient who has all outstanding documents submitted and enrolled in spring 2019 session B, you may obtain your textbooks for the semester at the ASU Bookstore and have your book charges billed to your student account. If you are eligible, you will be sent an ASU email each semester with instructions. For more information, click here.

Inside ASU podcast


"Show me the money! Using financial aid to help pay for ASU."

Hear tips on getting financial aid and paying for college in this Inside ASU podcast episode.