Welcome to Financial Aid

When you choose Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio for your undergraduate studies, you are making an investment in your future. Still, the cost of college — and navigating the financial aid process — can feel overwhelming. You and your family can count on the Franciscan University Financial Aid office to help you secure the best possible financial aid award so you can receive an affordable education at one of the top Catholic universities in the United States.

Dedicated to an affordable Catholic education

Franciscan works to make your Catholic education as affordable as possible, from keeping college tuition reasonable to providing financial aid. Your financial aid award starts with you completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Franciscan’s school code is 003036.

To get started and estimate your financial aid award, use the net price calculator.

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Financial Aid Information
How to Apply for Aid

Financial Aid

  • Your results will be emailed to you, read through them.
  • We will mail you a letter if any documents are missing—please open all mail from the Financial Aid office.
  • View your Financial Aid awards, documents, and messages on The Port. After you’re logged in, under the left-hand-menu section labeled “Pages,” click on “Students” and then click on “Financial Aid & Student Accounts.”
  • We will mail you an official Financial Aid Award letter.
  • Log into The Port to accept your Financial Aid. You can also accept or decline student loans.
  • If you accept your Federal student loan(s), you must complete two online forms: Entrance Counseling, and the Master Promissory Note (MPN). Both forms are available at www.studentaid.gov. Use your FAFSA ID to log in.
  • IF APPLICABLE: Turn in any outside scholarships and documentation to Financial Aid Office.
  • IF APPLICABLE: Notify Financial Aid of any Veterans benefits, College 529 plans, Trusts or other outside funding sources.



The Fall balance is due July 15th, Spring balance is due December 15th.

Remember that the Financial Aid staff at Franciscan University of Steubenville is here to assist you. You can reach us at 740.283.6226 during our regular business hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 to 4:30 or you can email us at [email protected].

Have a Question for the Financial Aid Office?

Some frequently asked questions:

  • How do I accept my financial aid?
  • Why is my financial aid not on my bill?
  • How do I make a payment?
  • How do I view my account balances?

Review helpful documents and put in a ticket with a financial aid counselor: