Financial aid for seminary students
Financial Aid can be an important part of paying for your education. Nearly everyone is eligible to receive some form of aid, whether you have financial need or not, and Multnomah Financial Aid is here to assist you achieve your goals.
The information provided here pertains to seminary students enrolling at Multnomah University’s Portland campus for the first time in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019.
You must be enrolled in full-time credits (8+) to be considered for Multnomah institutional financial aid, and at least half-time (4+ credits) to receive a Federal Stafford Loan. Priority consideration is given to students who are admitted and have a valid FAFSA on file by August 1st.
Note: There is currently no aid available for the Doctor of Ministry or Master of Arts in Applied Theology programs.
Multnomah University financial aid
|Type of Aid||Amount||Intended For||Details||Deadline|
|Multnomah Grant||up to $2,000||Full-time students with financial need||MU Grant is need-based and is determined by institutional methodology based on information from the FAFSA. Renewable 4 years depending on financial need.||August 1st|
|Endowed Scholarship||$1,000||Full-time students with 2.5+ GPA and financial need.||Income restrictions apply; Complete FAFSA & MyFinAid online application by deadline.||August 1st|
|MU Continuation Scholarship||$1,000||Multnomah University graduates (undergraduate), enrolled in full-time seminary||Must have graduated in 2009 or later. Scholarship is renewable.||ASAP|
|Campus Visit Scholarship||$500||Any full-time Portland Campus student who has participated in a "qualified visit" to Multnomah's Portland campus.||A "qualified visit" is determined by the Admissions and Financial Aid departments. |
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|Seminary Church Matching Scholarship||Up to $500||Full-time Seminary students||MU will match one church’s contribution at rate of 50% up to $500 maximum. Download application.||October 1st|
Federal financial aid
|Type of Aid||Amount||Intended for||Details||Deadline|
|Stafford Loans - Unsubsidized||Up to $20,500||Students enrolled at least half-time||FAFSA required. Accrues interest at rate of 6.0% (7/1/17-6/30/18); amount is limited by cost of attendance||ASAP|
|Federal Work-Study||$1,500||Students with need according to FAFSA||FAFSA is required to determine Federal Work Study eligibility. Earnings through work are paid directly to student; allows for more on- and off-campus job opportunities.||ASAP|
2018-19 tuition and fees
Cost before financial aid
|Doctor of Ministry credits||$560/credit|
Fee structure (per semester)
|Student Government Association Fee (required)||$60|
|Technology Fee (required)||$125|
|Parking Permit (for students parking on campus)||$40|
Note: Some courses may have associated fees ranging from $25-$50.