Financial Aid

Generous financial aid is what sets Wisconsin’s private nonprofit colleges apart from other colleges and universities. Financial aid can include any of the following:

  • Merit-based and Need-based Scholarships and Grants:  Money you do not have to repay!
  • Work-study: Money you can earn while working on campus. You do not have to repay these funds because you are working to earn the funds. 
  • Loans: Additional funds you must repay, but in most cases, payments won’t start until you finish college. These funds are often low-interest and available from government and private lenders.

The key to receiving most financial aid is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Check out the FAFSA page for more information!

And, don’t forget: you should NEVER pay to complete the FAFSA or to do a scholarship search. These services are FREE and your prospective colleges’ financial aid offices and/or high school counselor are your best resources. 

Get Some help!

Financial aid offices on college campuses are house experts in college financial aid. They are committed to helping you to succeed in achieving your college goals. Check out your college’s profile to contact your college’s financial aid office for more information. 

College Goal Wisconsin

February 22-23 and February 26, 2014, College Goal Wisconsin will have locations set up statewide to help you with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.  You’ll find the locations and times online at

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