Helpful Resources

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – The FAFSA is an online application for federal grant and student loans. You must submit a FAFSA each year you plan to use financial aid. NWU does not have a deadline to complete the FAFSA.

Need help filling out your FAFSA? View EducationQuest’s FAFSA Demo.

NSLDS (National Student Loan Data System) – is the U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid. NSLDS receives data from schools, guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and other Department of Education programs. NSLDS provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that students can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.

Federal Student Aid – provides information on the different types of aid, repayment calculators, repaying your loans, and much more.

Financial Aid Brochure for Adult and Graduate Programs (PDF) – includes information about applying for financial aid at NWU and additional information about the different types of financial aid available.