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Financial Aid

Supporting your future

An education at 鶹ƵAPK is a worthwhile investment in your future. We’re proud to provide competitive financial aid and scholarship opportunities that will assist you through your academic journey. We aim to make sure your time with us is as transformative as it is affordable.

Here are a few financial aid facts that show our dedication to supporting students:

  • More than 95% of incoming students receive 鶹ƵAPK scholarships and grants
  • Undergraduate students receive an average financial aid package of $40K

To be eligible for federal aid, you need to complete the FAFSA. View the required documents, deadlines, and other steps needed to apply for financial aid using the "Apply for the FAFSA" box below.


Changes to timelines for 2024

Why are financial aid awards delayed this year?

The financial aid packaging timeline has been impacted by delays in delivering financial aid information to collegesby the U.S. Department of Educationdue to necessary updates to the federal processing system. These updates are crucial to ensure that students receive the most accurate and up-to-date financial aid awards possible.

What does this mean for you?

This delay affected all institutions waiting for FAFSA data. TheU.S. Department of Educationis now delivering information to schools and processing new FAFSA forms as they receive them.

  • We encourage you to submit your 2024-2025 FAFSA as soon as possibleif you have not already done so. This will ensure your information is processed quickly once 鶹ƵAPK has received your data.
  • If you have completed your 2024-2025 FAFSA and it hasbeen accepted by thefederal government, you do not need to do anything further at this time. The 鶹ƵAPK Financial Aid Office is packaging offers as quickly as possible.
  • If you have been notified that you must make a correction to your FAFSA or if you need to add 鶹ƵAPK as a receiving school for your data, student-initiated corrections are now available. Students can make corrections on and the entire process should only take a few minutes for most applicants.

Need help or have questions?

We're here for you! We are dedicated to helping you through this process. Our Admission and Financial Aid teams are available to answer any questions you may have and address any concerns.

If you've encountered difficulties submitting your FAFSA or have any questions about financial aid, please don't hesitate to contact our dedicated Financial Aid office at:651-523-3000 or finaid@hamline.edu.

We're committed to ensuring every student has access to the support they need, regardless of FAFSA processing delays. Rest assured,financial aid will continue to be available to our incoming students throughout the enrollment process.

What is financial aid?

Through a combination of undergraduate financial aid opportunities, we make it possible for many first-year and transfer students from diverse backgrounds to get the education they need to succeed in their chosen fields.

Financial aid packages are made up of several components:

  • 鶹ƵAPK scholarships and grants
  • Outside scholarships and grants
  • Federal scholarships and grants
  • Student employment (Work-study)
  • State scholarships and grants
  • Loans

Scholarships and grants are forms of financial aid that you do not have to pay back. A variety of loans are available specifically for higher education costs. If you qualify, you can work on campus.

Find your financial aid information

Financial aid packages are different depending on what kind of student you are. Choose the type of student you are, or will be, at 鶹ƵAPK.

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First-year and transfer financial aid

Attending college is an exciting life decision. We’ll work with you and your family to ensure you get the most out of your college experience—at reasonable rates.

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International undergraduate financial aid

See what international scholarships and funding options we have to offer you, and learn more about financial documentation requirements.

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Online degree completion financial aid

Everyone deserves access to a quality, affordable education. Find out more about our online bachelor’s degree completion program and its cost-effective format.

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Graduate financial aid

If you’re a domestic or international graduate student, you’ll have many options to finance your education. Discover scholarships, grants, learning partnership discounts, and more.

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Military and veteran financial aid

We welcome military students to campus and hope you’ll participate in one of the many benefit programs available to you.

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