Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships is here to make your college goals possible.

We support you in understanding and navigating the financial side of attending UM-Dearborn. Our office maintains multiple financial aid resources that are used to help pay for tuition, books and other cost of living expenses.

What does UM-Dearborn cost?

We've made it easy for you to plan and budget for your education by providing calculators and a breakdown of costs for attending UM-Dearborn.

How do I apply for financial aid?

Financial aid is based on filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form found at We strongly encourage you to complete the FAFSA for 2022-2023

When filling out the FAFSA, use school code: 002326.

What scholarship opportunities are available to me?

UM-Dearborn offers thousands of scholarships each year and you can apply for additional support through private scholarships. Find all of the opportunities available to you!

What's new in financial aid?

View all recent Financial Aid updates on the Announcements page.

22-23 FAFSA Now Available

The 2022-2023 academic year FAFSA is available now! Be sure to apply early and have 2020 tax information available. 

Start your 2022-2023 FAFSA, Today.

2021-2022 Financial Aid Forms are available

Visit the Forms webpage to access important financial aid forms for the 2021-2022.

Effective immediately: Changes to document submissions

Effective immediately Federal law restricts how documents and forms can be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.  Documents attached to email will not be accepted.  It is acceptable to fax, use the scanning station, by postal mail, and in person.

From the Detroit Free Press: Tips for paying down student loans

The Detroit Free Press spoke with financial experts and college grads on how to effectively handle thousands of dollars in student loans. Read the full article.

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