FIU has many financial aid options. Financial support is available in the form of scholarships, grants, federal work-study, loans, and outside resources.
From interactive tools and help with financial aid planning, to how to determine need and steps to apply, it’s all right here.
Types of Financial Aid
FIU has many financial aid options. Visit FIU’s one-stop financial aid website for more information on types of aid or click on the headings below.
Gift assistance awarded to qualified students demonstrating exceptional financial need.
Gift assistance awarded on the basis of merit and/or need.
Federal and private loan funds available to help meet educational expenses. Loans require repayment.
Employment opportunities available for students with financial need.
Funds for Books
Financial aid recipients may be eligible to receive a Book Advance to purchase books and supplies at the beginning of the semester. The Funds for Books program is an advance on the financial aid awarded; it is not additional aid.
Apply for Financial Aid
Grants, federal work-study and federal loans all require completion of the FAFSA. All students must apply or reapply yearly for financial aid. To ensure aid is processed on time, students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to March 1st, the FIU priority deadline date. The FIU Federal School Code is 009635. Watch FIU’s 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA video.