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Types of Financial Aid

Many Options Make UD Affordable

The first step in applying for financial aid is to apply for admission to the University of Dayton. To be considered for need-based financial aid (including grants and loans), you should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


Students who demonstrate financial need may be eligible to receive a portion of their need in non-repayable grants assistance.

Explore Grants


Student loans are a valuable resource available to help meet the cost of education and to defray tuition costs over a longer period of time.

Explore Loan Options

Student Employment

Whether you work two hours a week or 20, it can make a big difference in helping pay for your education and enriching your studies.

Explore Student Employment

More Financial Aid Options

Learn more about other federal assistance, summer aid, study abroad and tuition exchange.