Financial Aid & Scholarships
What is the FAFSA?
- Having a financial plan for college is essential. Completing the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will help. For FAFSA, create an account then apply for Financial Aid.
- How to apply for FAFSA (PDF)
- UNM Freshman FAFSA Guide
- Ask UNM a FAFSA or Scholarship Question
College Board Financial Profile - CSS
In addition to the FAFSA form, many private colleges and universities require students to complete the College Board's Financial Profile in order to determine how much financial aid and scholarship assistance the student will need.
Special Circumstances - FAFSA
For students who are homeless, you will need to contact the APS Title 1 Homeless Project . (505-256-8239 ext. 66913)
For students who are undocumented, you will need to contact Armando Bustamante who works with El Centro de la Raza at the University of New Mexico. (505-277-5020)