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There are many types of financial aid. Learn more here.
Students in need of financial assistance must first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). St. Thomas does not require a separate application for institutional financial aid. The St. Thomas federal school code for the FAFSA is 002345.
You can find your financial aid counselor’s contact information here.
Student employment positions are posted online beginning in late July-early August. Students are responsible for finding a job that fits with their class schedule. There is no guarantee of employment, but most students are able to find an on-campus job. The average hourly wage for student employment is $7.25. On average, students work 10 to 12 hours per week during the school year. All students at St. Thomas may seek on-campus employment.
St. Thomas does not have a financial aid deadline, but the priority date is April 1. Students who have a complete financial aid file by this date will receive maximum consideration from all aid programs. After April 1, the financial aid office cannot guarantee that all aid opportunities will still be available.
Yes. Students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every year to be considered for need-based financial aid programs.
The FAFSA determines your dependency status as part of your application for aid. An undergraduate student will always be considered a dependent of his/her parent(s) unless he/she is:
There are additional provisions pertaining to homeless youth, emancipated minors and legal guardianship. Contact your financial aid counselor for those details.
Financial aid may be used to pay for most study abroad costs. We encourage students to meet with their financial aid counselor to determine program costs and financial responsibilities.
Students with financial aid concerns are encouraged to contact the Financial Aid Office to discuss their financial situation with their personal financial aid counselor.