Applying for Financial Aid

The Basic Application Process

  • Obtain a personal identification number (PIN) from the U.S. Department of Education at
  • Complete the FAFSA online at, listing St. Thomas, school code 002345, as an institution to receive your information.
  • Be admitted as a degree-seeking student in an eligible graduate program. Certificate-only and some licensure students are not eligible for federal financial aid at UST; however, are eligible for private loans (no FAFSA required).

St. Thomas determines your financial aid eligibility and sends you a Notification of Award once all requested information has been received and processed. This notification will list the types of aid programs and the amounts for which you qualify.