Affordable tuition opens doors to those who intend on improving the world.

Hey, that’s you. At least we hope you’re intending on developing bold ideas and chasing your dreams. But maybe you believed you could never swing the cost of college or you weren’t familiar with your options. Let us help you out. 

We’d like to reassure you that anything is possible at UNI. We’ve taken measurable steps to increase scholarships to students, making accessibility to a highly rated four-year education possible. Plus, we develop individualized student financial plans that help you reduce loan amounts and keep you on-track to graduate in four years, so you get out into the workforce and start earning.

What's financial aid and how can I get it?

We're breaking down financial aid so it isn't so scary. Explore the types of available aid, learn how and when to apply, and utilize resources we have to help you along the way.

Learn All About Financial Aid

Do I qualify for a scholarship?

You've worked hard in school and should be rewarded. That's why students who apply are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. Get all the details on the scholarships you may qualify for and the additional ones you can apply for.

See All Scholarships

The Office of
Financial Aid & Scholarships


Along with Admissions Counselors, Financial Aid Counselors of the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships are available to work with you and your family to:

  • Calculate the cost of your education

  • Assist you with any questions related to the UNI Scholarship Application 

  • Point you to resources that will help you plan for the costs of college

  • Aid you through the FAFSA process 

Important Deadlines 

January 15

FAFSA Priority Deadline

This is UNI’s priority deadline for submitting or renewing your FAFSA. After this date, less aid is available.

As a reminder, UNI’s FAFSA School Code is 001890.

January 15

UNI Scholarship Application Deadline

The UNI Scholarship Application lets you apply for hundreds of scholarships within academic departments across campus in one online application. Seniors can begin the application in early July, leading into their senior year.