Financial Aid, Scholarships and Grants for New Students | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Welcome to Financial Aid

    The Financial Aid office works with each student to make a Franciscan education an affordable reality. We will assemble the best possible financial aid award so you can come to learn and grow here at Franciscan.

    When comparing the cost of higher education, we want you to look at the net price or out of pocket price not just the cost of tuition. We encourage you to check out our Net Price Calculator, or better yet, apply to Franciscan.

  • How to Apply for Aid


    • Apply for Admission to Franciscan University of Steubenville.  
    • We recommend you use your Social Security Number in your application to be eligible for Financial Aid and IRS tax benefits, which may apply.
    • Send an official copy of your high school transcript to the Admissions Office.
    • Transfer students must also submit official transcripts from every institution attended.
    • If your SAT or ACT are not part of your High school transcript request that those scores be sent to the Admissions Office.
    • Once accepted if you intend to enrol, pay a non – refundable deposit of $300. This will secure housing and an academic schedule.


    • Beginning October 1, complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Go to Franciscan University FAFSA school code is 003036.
    • Read over your FAFSA results, which will be emailed to you.
    • We will mail you a letter if any documents are missing, please open all mail from the Financial Aid office.
    • Log into your MyFranciscan page to view your Financial Aid awards, documents and messages. At Select AccessFUS Sign in here then MyFranciscan.
    • We will then mail you an official Financial Aid Award letter.
    • Log into your MyFranciscan 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. Both forms are available at Use your FAFSA ID to log in.
      • Entrance Counselling.
      • MPN (Master Promissory Note).
    • Turn in any outside scholarships and documentation to Financial Aid Office.
    • 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

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