Financial Aid Opportunities
We understand that a college education is a significant investment for you and your family. That’s why Mount Mary University is committed to working with you to create a college education affordable through financial aid and scholarships.
- More than 90 percent of all Mount Mary undergraduate students receive some type of financial aid.
- More than 80 percent of undergraduate students receive loans and/or work-study.
- Nearly 90 percent of undergraduate students receive need-based scholarships or grant aid.
What is Financial Aid?
Financial aid encompasses money available from federal, state and local governments
as well as Mount Mary University to help cover the costs of tuition, room and board.
Both undergraduate and graduate students may qualify for financial aid.
The following types of aid are available:
- Grants—Money that is gift aid based on student need; you do not need to repay grants.
- Loans—A student loan comes from the federal government or other funding sources and you must repay these with interest after you leave college or complete your degree.
- Student employment—Work-study is an employment opportunity for you to work at a job on or off campus and earn money toward your education.
Calculate the Cost of Your Education
Mount Mary University offers two ways for you to determine the true cost of an education: