Category Archives: Financial Aid

Applying for Financial Aid

With admission decisions on the streets for summer and fall 2015, now is a great time to think about financial aid. Our colleagues in the Office of Student Aid took the time to put together some helpful hints for navigating … Continue reading

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Student aid awards

One question we’ve been hearing a lot lately is “When will financial aid information be sent out?” Well, the good news is that your wait is almost over. Our colleagues in the Office of Student Aid hope to send the … Continue reading

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Free Application for Federal Student Aid Now Available

Now that 2014 is here, it’s time to start thinking about applying for financial aid to help pay for your college education. You can begin this process whether you have already received your offer of admission or are still waiting … Continue reading

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International Students: Penn State Cost and Value

The Value of a Penn State Education Students starting at Penn State in 2012 come from 74 different countries.  The entire student body includes students from 131 countries. Our international student profile comprises an array of statistics and information about … Continue reading

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Making “Cents” of it All

Many of you have already started the process of becoming a Penn State student by accepting your offer, paying your deposit, and learning more about our First-Year Testing, Consulting, and Advising Program, or FTCAP, as we call it (the first… Continue reading

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Future Students – Start Thinking Financial Aid and FAFSA

While things are starting to wind down here, with students, faculty and staff thinking about the holidays and ringing in the New Year, there is no rest for the future students of Penn State! Starting January 1, those students choosing… Continue reading

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Financial aid: anything and everything you’ve ever wanted to know about it

Here’s a topic that nobody really likes to hear about but everybody has to deal with in some way – tuition and financial aid.We understand that understanding financial aid can be difficult, but I’m here today to demystify some of… Continue reading

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After the Offer

After receiving an offer of admission, there are still several more steps you need to take before you can become a Penn State student and attend your first class. You’ll need to work with several different university offices to… Continue reading

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