Welcome MU Lions!
The information provided here pertains to undergraduate student-athletes enrolling at Multnomah University’s Portland campus for the first time in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020.
You must be enrolled in the full-time block tuition (12-18 lecture credits) to be considered for Multnomah institutional awards. Priority consideration is given to students who are admitted and have a valid FAFSA on file by August 1.
Multnomah Athletic Scholarship
As a Multnomah student-athlete, the amount identified on your athletic contract will encompass all institutional aid. Contact your coach for more details.
You must be admitted to Multnomah with a signed Athletic Contract before an official offer of Financial Aid is made.
Additional Multnomah Grants & Awards
|Amount||Type of Aid||Intended For||Details||Deadline|
|$7,500||Global Ministry Scholarship||Full-time third or fourth year Global Studies majors.||Additional application required. Available for those students who are committed to serving within a missions context in under-resourced communities in developing countries around the world where there is great need. Replaces the Multnomah Grant. Applicants may reapply each year to be considered for this scholarship.||April 1|
|Up to $3,000||Diversity Scholarship||Full-time students who embody Multnomah's vision for developing an intentionally diverse academic community.||Additional application required.||April 1|
|$500||Campus Visit Scholarship||Full-time students.||Available for students who have participated in a "qualified visit" to Multnomah's Portland campus before August 1st. Determination of a "qualified visit" is made by the Admissions and Financial Aid departments. Schedule a visit or call Admissions at 800.275.4672.||August|
Federal and State Financial Aid
|Type of Aid||Amount||Intended For||Details||Deadline|
|Federal Pell Grant||Up to $6,095||Students with high need according to FAFSA||FAFSA is required to determine Pell eligibility. Complete financial aid process as soon as possible.||ASAP|
|Oregon Opportunity Grant||$3,300 - $1,650||Full or half-time Oregon resident undergraduate students with financial need. Students with religious majors do not qualify for this grant.||A need based grant managed by the Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC). Available to students who are Oregon residents and have financial need as determined by the completed|
FAFSA. Funds are limited, and students are encouraged to submit their FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1 each year in order to be considered. Students who are awarded this grant will be notified by the Financial Aid Office prior to the start of the academic year. For more information please visit:
|Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant||Up to $500||Full-time students who are eligible for Pell Grant||FAFSA is required to determine FSEOG eligibility. Complete financial aid process as soon as possible.||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|
|Stafford Loans - Subsidized||Up to $5,500||Students enrolled at least half-time; restrictions apply||FAFSA required. No interest while enrolled at least half-time; based on need according to FAFSA.||ASAP|
|Stafford Loans - Unsubsidized||Up to $2,000||Students enrolled at least half-time||FAFSA required. Accrues interest at rate of 5.05%.*||ASAP|
|Stafford Loans - Additional Unsubsidized||Up to $5,000||Students who are enrolled at least half-time; must be independent, or a dependent with parent denied PLUS||FAFSA required. Accrues interest at rate of 5.05%.*||ASAP|
|Parent PLUS Loans||Varies||Dependent student whose parent is approved by a basic credit check||FAFSA and PLUS Loan Application required. To apply, complete the Parent PLUS Application or apply online. Amount varies based on student financial aid budget; accrues interest at rate of 7.6%*; loan is taken by parent.||ASAP|
|Alternative Loans||Varies||Student who needs additional funds for school-related expenses||Amount varies based on credit; accrues interest at a variable rate set by lender.||ASAP|
|Veterans' Benefits||Varies||Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces||Contact Financial Aid to coordinate funds.||ASAP|
*2018-19 loan interest rates. Subject to change for 2019-20
2019-20 Tuition & Fees
Cost before financial aid (per year)
|Room and Board (more info)||$9,320|
|Total of Required Fees||$650|
Detailed tuition rates before financial aid
|College 1-11.5 hours||$835/hour|
|College Semester Block 12-18 hours||$13,220/semester|
|College 18.5+ hours||$570/hour|
Fee structure (per year)
|Student Government Association||$350|
|Parking Permit (for students with a vehicle on campus)||$40|
Note: Some courses may include additional fees.