Undergraduate Online

2019 – 2020 Tuition & Financial Aid Overview

The information provided here pertains to undergraduate students enrolling in Multnomah University’s online courses for the first time in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020.

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.

2019 - 2020 MU Scholarships, Grants & Awards
Federal Pell Grant
Amount Up to $6,345
Application Criteria Students with high need according to FAFSA
Deadline ASAP

FAFSA is required to determine Pell eligibility. Complete financial aid process as soon as possible.

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
Amount Up to $800
Application Criteria Full-time students who are eligible for Pell Grant
Deadline ASAP

FAFSA is required to determine FSEOG eligibility. Complete financial aid process as soon as possible. Limited funds awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Federal Work-Study
Amount Up to $1,500
Application Criteria Students with need according to FAFSA
Deadline ASAP

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.

Stafford Loans – Subsidized
Amount Up to $5,500
Application Criteria Students enrolled at least half-time; student must demonstrate financial need as based on the FAFSA.
Deadline ASAP

FAFSA required. No interest while enrolled at least half-time; based on need according to FAFSA. Visit https://studentaid.gov/understand-aid/types/loans/interest-rates for the current origination fee and interest rate.

Stafford Loans – Unsubsidized
Amount Up to $2,000
Application Criteria Students enrolled at least half-time
Deadline ASAP

FAFSA required. Visit studentaid.ed.gov for current origination fee and interest rate.

Stafford Loans – Additional Unsubsidized
Amount Up to $5,000
Application Criteria Students enrolled at least half-time; must be independent, or a dependent with parent denied PLUS
Deadline ASAP

FAFSA required. Visit studentaid.ed.gov for current origination fee and interest rate.

Parent PLUS Loans
Amount Varies
Application Criteria Dependent student whose parent is approved by a basic credit check
Deadline ASAP

FAFSA and PLUS Loan Application required. Apply online. Amount varies based on student financial aid budget. Visit studentaid.ed.gov for current origination fee and interest rate.

Alternative Loans
Amount Varies
Application Criteria Students who needs additional funds for school-related expenses
Deadline ASAP

Amount varies based on credit; accrues interest at a variable rate set by lender.

Veterans’ Benefits
Amount Varies
Application Criteria Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces
Deadline ASAP

Contact the School Certifying Official in the Registrar’s Office to coordinate funds.

Oregon Opportunity Grant
Amount $1,800 - $3,600
Application Criteria Undergraduate students who are Oregon residents and enrolled either half or full-time with financial need. Students with religious majors do not qualify for this grant.
Deadline ASAP

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: https://oregonstudentaid.gov/oregon-opportunity-grant.aspx

Amount Type of Aid Application Criteria Deadline
Up to $6,345 Federal Pell Grant Students with high need according to FAFSA ASAP

FAFSA is required to determine Pell eligibility. Complete financial aid process as soon as possible.

Up to $800 Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Full-time students who are eligible for Pell Grant ASAP

FAFSA is required to determine FSEOG eligibility. Complete financial aid process as soon as possible. Limited funds awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Up to $1,500 Federal Work-Study Students with need according to FAFSA ASAP

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.

Up to $5,500 Stafford Loans – Subsidized Students enrolled at least half-time; student must demonstrate financial need as based on the FAFSA. ASAP

FAFSA required. No interest while enrolled at least half-time; based on need according to FAFSA. Visit https://studentaid.gov/understand-aid/types/loans/interest-rates for the current origination fee and interest rate.

Up to $2,000 Stafford Loans – Unsubsidized Students enrolled at least half-time ASAP

FAFSA required. Visit studentaid.ed.gov for current origination fee and interest rate.

Up to $5,000 Stafford Loans – Additional Unsubsidized Students enrolled at least half-time; must be independent, or a dependent with parent denied PLUS ASAP

FAFSA required. Visit studentaid.ed.gov for current origination fee and interest rate.

Varies Parent PLUS Loans Dependent student whose parent is approved by a basic credit check ASAP

FAFSA and PLUS Loan Application required. Apply online. Amount varies based on student financial aid budget. Visit studentaid.ed.gov for current origination fee and interest rate.

Varies Alternative Loans Students who needs additional funds for school-related expenses ASAP

Amount varies based on credit; accrues interest at a variable rate set by lender.

Varies Veterans’ Benefits Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces ASAP

Contact the School Certifying Official in the Registrar’s Office to coordinate funds.

$1,800 - $3,600 Oregon Opportunity Grant Undergraduate students who are Oregon residents and enrolled either half or full-time with financial need. Students with religious majors do not qualify for this grant. ASAP

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: https://oregonstudentaid.gov/oregon-opportunity-grant.aspx

2019 - 2020 Tuition and Fees

Online College Courses

$465/credit

Technology Fee

Note: Some courses may have associated fees.

$130/semester

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MU funds over $3,000,000 in student aid every year.

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