Welcome to MU Reno!
The information provided here pertains to undergraduate students enrolling at Multnomah University’s Reno-Tahoe campus for the first time in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. Information from 2018-19 is available here.
You must be enrolled in at least half-time (6+ 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 1.
Federal 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|
|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
2018-19 Tuition & Fees