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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.

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
Mar 1

2015-2016 FAFSA Filing Priority Date

Submit your FAFSA before ASU's priority filing date of March 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.

Mar 1

Obama Scholars Application Deadline

You must submit your FAFSA and have a complete ASU admissions application on file (application, test scores, transcripts and application fee) in order to be considered for the Obama Scholars Program. This deadline applies to both incoming freshmen and current Obama Scholars. For more information about the Obama Scholars Program, please click here. Meeting criteria and deadline dates does not guarantee placement in the program as funding is limited and the program will close when available funds have been exhausted.

*There are no exceptions to these dates. The FAFSA must be free of errors and the admissions application with all necessary materials must be complete to be eligible for consideration. Be sure to apply early in order to resolve any errors or issues before the deadline dates.

Mar 12

Spring 2015 Disbursement Begins (session B only)

For students enrolled in session B only - Financial Aid and Scholarship Services begins the process of disbursement on March 03, 2015, however, the first refunds to students via mail or direct deposit will begin on March 12, 2015. All financial aid tasks listed on My ASU must be completed and student must be enrolled to receive first available disbursement. Disbursements will be made periodically once classes begin. For more details, please click here. Your disbursement date may be different if you are in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

Mar 17

Spring 2015 SAP Review Form Deadline

Submit your Satisfactory Academic Progress Review form before this date in order to appeal any SAP violation for the spring 2015 semester. Appeals submitted after this date will be considered only for regaining eligibility for the next semester.

Mar 17

Spring 2015 Census Date (session B)

For students enrolled in session B (including students enrolled in sessions A or C): 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 in a dynamically dated course (i.e., a course that is not a session A, B or C course).

May 9

Last Day to Accept Spring 2015 Loans

At 5 p.m. [Arizona time], any loans that are not accepted by the student will not be eligible for disbursement. Applies to all students not attending the following summer semester (e.g., students graduating at the end of spring).