Student Financial Aid

Welcome to Student Financial Aid

2016-17 Financial Aid

The 2016-17 FAFSA is available as of January 1, 2016. The UW's priority deadline for filing the FAFSA is February 28. Don't wait until the last minute - file early. You may use estimated taxes if you or your parents have not yet filed your taxes for 2015. The UW's school code is 003798.

Parent PLUS Loans

Parents borrowing PLUS loans must complete a new application each year they borrow. Go to https://studentloans.gov now to apply for loans for 2015-16. See our checklist for more information.

New Borrowers of Federal Student Loans

If you are a new borrower of a federal student loan - subsidized or unsubsidized Stafford or Graduate Plus loan you will need to complete Entrance Counseling and a Master Promissory Note before your loan(s) can disburse.

We believe students from all economic backgrounds should have the opportunity to attend the University of Washington. Finances should not be a barrier to getting a world-class education. Whether you attend our Seattle, Tacoma, or Bothell campuses, you’re in the right place to explore the many scholarship, grant, loan and work-study options available that help make paying for college as affordable as possible.