Tuition and Financial Aid /
The Office of Financial Aid is here to help you bridge the gap between your family contribution and the cost of your educational expenses. Understanding the types of aid available, how loans work, and how to manage your costs can be a daunting experience to students and their families. The good news is nearly all Capital students receive some financial assistance.
We'll help you learn what you need to do to apply for financial aid. Keep in mind filing early will generally provide you with the greatest access to all types of financial assistance. Look over our timeline for applications and decisions to know when you need to start planning your college finances.
If you have questions about any of the information above, please call Capital's Financial Aid Office choosing one of the options below:
Incoming students: 614-236-6101 Returning students: 614-236-6511
fafsa.ed.gov - To ask questions to the Department of Education or complete your FAFSAfsaid.ed.gov - To apply for a Federal Pin Number to sign your FAFSAnslds.ed.gov - To see a complete loan history.
Direct Stafford FactsPlus LoansAlternative LoansNursing LoanWork-StudySpecial Circumstances/VerificationExit Counseling
First Year Student ScholarshipsTransfer ScholarshipsInternational Scholarships
If you have any questions regarding the links above or your Financial Aid Award, please visit or office on the first floor of Yochum Hall or call us at 614-236-6511 (or toll free: 1-866-544-6175)
There are a number of payment strategies for meeting your remaining costs at Capital, including:
Here’s what you need to do to apply for financial aid. Keep in mind filing early will generally provide you with the greatest access to all types of financial assistance. Look over our timeline for applications and decisions to know when you need to start planning your college finances.
You provide us with basic information about you and your family. We generate an estimated aid award for you. You finish with a pretty good idea of what your net cost can be for your first year at Capital.Please note the data in the net price calculator reflect institutional aid awarded in previous years. The new data that informs institutional aid awarded in this year will be updated later this fall. If you have questions about your financial award, the net price calculator or anything else related to admission, financial aid or affording Capital, please contact your admission counselor.Get started with the Net Price Calculator now.
Apply early. You will find that there are more opportunities available when you begin the process early. Check out our Dates and Deadlines for the full scoop.If you or your family have any financial circumstances that the FAFSA did not consider, please file the FAFSA and then let us know about your special circumstances.Look for third-party scholarships. From your hometown Kiwanis Club to your dad’s company, many institutions unconnected with Capital or the government offer scholarships to college students. Ask your high school guidance counselor for ideas on where to look.
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Whether you are currently enrolled at Capital University or considering your college options as the end of your high school career nears, chances are you have questions about financial aid. Reference these simple tips as you are navigating the financial aid puzzle. ...
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