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Financial Aid Information

Financial assistance may be available to participants in the Academic Partnerships program. To begin the financial aid process you should:

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. Indicate 001090 as your school code on the FAFSA.
  2. Complete the A-State admission process for the Academic Partnerships program.
  3. Register for at least three degree-seeking hours as a Graduate level student or six degree-seeking hours as an undergraduate level student each semester.
  4. Monitor your A-State email account for further instructions from the A-State Financial Aid Office. Students can also monitor their progress by checking their Financial Aid Checklist located online via myCampus under the Self-Service Banner-Financial Aid option.

Students should allow up to 4-6 weeks for the financial aid process to be completed. Financial Aid will disburse one week before courses start. Refunds will be disbursed one week after courses start.

Students will not be allowed to begin their course even if the financial aid process is in progress. You must pay for your course by the tuition deadline even if your financial aid has not arrived. No exceptions can be made to this policy.

Note: In accordance with federal financial aid guidelines, students in a Certification Only Program of Study are considered non-degree seeking candidates rather than degree-seeking candidates and are, therefore, ineligible for financial aid. Participants in A-State Online programs are not eligible for university housing.

Students can contact the financial aid office by calling 866-881-3168 or emailing

For more information about our Financial Aid, please visit the A-State Financial Aid and Scholarships website. Also, the A-State Online Financial Aid Policy is available to view online as well.

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