Financial Aid

Invest in your future

$26,000,000

DePaul awards $26+ million in scholarships annually

86%

of our students receive financial aid

Financing Your Education

A college education is a sound financial decision — in fact, people who graduate from a four-year university earn almost $1.1 million more in their lifetimes than those with a high school degree.

As you would for any major investment, you'll need to do some research and planning. We're here to make that easier.

What are my options?

Financing your degree will rely on two main types of financial aid:

Explore types of aid

What do I need to do to be considered?

Review steps to apply for aid

Important Dates

Oct. 1

File FAFSA online ASAP beginning October 1

Nov. 15

FAFSA priority date for incoming freshmen

Dec. 1

FAFSA priority date for all other students

December

Financial aid award letters mailed to admitted freshmen

More Important Dates

Already received your financial aid package?

View award package Review financing options Maintain eligibility
 

Contact Us

Every year we create financial aid packages for thousands of students. Need help? Contact our experts.

Still have questions? Visit our two full-service offices.

Additional Resources

  • Scholarship Connect: Search DePaul's database of external scholarships.

  • Financial Aid TV: Watch videos covering all aspects of financing your education, from eligibility to loan repayment.

  • Financial Fitness: Learn money management skills with workshops, advising and focused resources.

  • Net Price Calculator: Estimate what it will cost you to attend DePaul — including aid — as an incoming freshman.

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