Approximately 80 percent of UIS undergraduate students receive financial aid through scholarships, grants, loans, and/or student employment. We are ready to help you apply for and receive assistance to fund your education.
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2023-2024 FAFSA® Application
It is now time to apply for financial aid for Academic Year 2023-2024 (Fall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024) by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) began October 1, 2022. The Office of Financial Assistance encourages all UIS students to apply early for our preferential filing date of December 1, 2022, to avoid missing any grant opportunities. You can also find Financial Aid Information and Deadlines or check your status.
Federal School Code is 009333
Illinois Alternative Application
Students who are not eligible to complete the FAFSA® may be eligible to complete the Alternative Application. Please visit the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) Retention of Illinois Students & Equity (RISE) Act page for complete details.
A Quality Education at an Affordable Rate
Review the Cost of Attendance and use our Calculator for Tuition, Fees and Assessments to estimate the costs of attending the different programs available at the UIS.
- Student Money Management Center
- Student’s Rights and Responsibility
- College Scorecard
- College Navigator
- Financial Aid 101
- Financial Aid Resources
- Tax Benefits for Education
- Private Education Loans