Financial Aid

To be considered eligible to receive financial assistance, you must file the current year FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at their website.

to begin the financial aid process. Ohio University’s school code is 003100. The results of the FAFSA, along with the cost-of-attendance, will determine the amount of the Unsubsidized Direct Loan that will be offered.

If you are eligible for financial aid, the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships will notify you after a financial aid award offer has been prepared. The online award offer and status of the FAFSA application may be viewed in the My OHIO Student Center Accounts tab in the My OHIO Student Center.

Note: Financial aid recipients who seek Federal Direct Loans must be registered at least half time, which is five graduate-level credit hours for graduate students. In order to achieve a minimum of five credit hours, students will need to enroll in at least two courses per semester.

For all financial aid inquiries, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships by phone at 740.593.4141 or by email at