Pay for College

Financial Aid Step-by-Step


Save Important Dates

Mark your calendar and set reminders to stay on top of scholarship deadlines and Mizzou's FAFSA priority deadline.

View important dates


File your FAFSA

The most important step in applying for financial aid is to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You cannot receive financial aid until this form has been processed. Mizzou’s FAFSA Code is 002516.

Fill out the FAFSA


Learn About Scholarships

You'll be considered for some scholarships automatically when you're accepted to Mizzou. For other departmental and general scholarships, you can apply using ScholarshipUniverse.

Get scholarship info


Review your aid offer

You just got your aid offer, and there’s a lot of information there. We’ll break it down for you so you can understand whether you want to accept or decline aid.

Understand your aid


Complete to-do tasks

You’re ready to accept or decline your aid offer. These are the steps you’ll need to complete in the MizzouOne Financial Aid Task Center to complete the financial aid process.

Go to the Task Center


Manage aid and eligibility

Find out how aid is paid to your account and how to maintain your aid eligibility during the semester.

Manage your aid

The University of Missouri is required by law to make available to enrolled students, prospective students, and their parents certain information about its operations.

For Families

Advice for helping your student navigate the financial aid and bill paying processes.

Help your Student

Our Mission

The Office of Financial Aid promotes excellent customer service while educating students, families, campus and the community about Financial Aid resources in order to promote access in higher education. We strive to administer aid programs in an accurate and equitable manner while complying with federal, state, private and institutional rules and regulations.