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Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Financial Aid

At Midland University we are committed to seeing our students be successful and reach their full potential in their academic and co-curricular endeavors. One of the ways we demonstrate this commitment is by offering a perfectly tailored financial aid package to each student who attends Midland.

Our goal is to make quality education and invaluable experiences available to you in a supportive environment where students can thrive. Explore the various scholarship pathways, available aid, and resources available to you, your family, and your supporters.

With the financial support backed by a team of professionals, your future truly is limitless at Midland University.

2024-2025 FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2024-25 school year is NOW AVAILABLE! There are some important changes that have been made to the form, and you can learn more about these changes on the FAFSA Updates page.

Learn More About the 2024-2025 FAFSA Updates

How to Apply for Financial Aid

At Midland, we’re here to help you find the best combination of financial aid resources for you. There is no financial aid deadline at Midland University, but students who start the financial aid process earliest receive the broadest range of financial aid options.

1. Apply for Admission

The first step on your financial aid journey is to apply for admission to Midland University. Apply today!

2. Complete the FAFSA

Filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a step that is key to establishing your eligibility for all federal and state student aid, and can help you unlock additional Midland University financial aid resources. Midland’s school code number is 002553.

3. Receive Financial Aid Offer + Scholarship Information

100% of Midland University students are eligible to receive a scholarship in one of 4 pathways. Information on these 4 pathways and steps to show your interest are available below. Once a student chooses their pathway, is accepted to Midland Univeristy and has submitted their FAFSA (if applicable), they will receive a personalized Financial Aid Offer. This Financial Aid Offer includes university costs minus scholarships and aid, and will also present students with options for paying their remaining educational costs. This is an exciting step in the process, and our team is here every step of the way! Students can view this and other important information in their Admissions portal which becomes available to students at the time of acceptance.

4. View and Understand your Financial Aid Offer

This is where the fun begins! Your Admissions counselor will be ready to walk you through every step of the process from receiving your Financial Aid Offer, to unlocking next steps by paying your deposit when you’ve declared its time to be #MidlandBound.

Paths to Earn a Midland Scholarship

Midland University creates a personalized scholarship package for each student to honor and acknowledge their individual gifts and talents, beginning with an academic base award calculated by high school GPA. Focused on the student-experience, Midland awards one all-inclusive scholarship that lives within one of the pathways below. When students are passionate about or qualify for more than one, the primary interest will be determined before a custom financial aid offer is created. We look forward to making this process as exciting and informative as possible.

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Students interested in being recruited to the largest athletic program in the state, should submit an athletic questionnaire or connect with your coach. 

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Arts Students in Instrumental Music Practice

Students interested in participating in the Arts should schedule an audition on their campus visit, or schedule an appointment. 

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Midland University Luther Honors Program

Honors-eligible students (3.5 GPA and/or 27 ACT) should complete their Honors application in the Admissions portal to be considered.

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This scholarship program holds students of many interests and skill sets. All students are eligible to be reviewed for a Presidential scholarship by completing the application form in their admissions portal.

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Institutional scholarships cannot be combined. In situations where multiple offers are received, Midland will award the larger scholarship to provide the greatest amount of assistance to the student.

Additional Ways to Fund Your Education

Outside Scholarships

Scholarships offered through high schools, communities, foundations, and other organizations are a great way to help finance a college education. Take a look at our Outside Scholarships page for a list of resources that could be helpful in your scholarship search.

On-Campus and Off-Campus Employment

Midland University offers on-campus employment, also known as Work-Study, to all students. Getting started is simple; you just need to apply for a position through the Handshake job board on Midland University’s Career Studio page and be hired by the position supervisor.

Typical work assignments range from three to seven hours per week. Besides providing additional finances, on-campus employment offers students an opportunity to gain professional experience with positions offered in administrative and faculty offices, the library, residence halls, and campus maintenance.

Off-campus employment is also readily available for Midland students. The Fremont community and surrounding areas have long been very supportive of Midland and offer our students numerous part-time employment opportunities. Off-campus opportunities can be found on Midland University’s Career Center page, as well.

Nelnet Payment Plan

Midland University is pleased to help families enroll in an interest-free payment plan to split each semester’s total educational cost into monthly payments. Enrollment can be set up online through the student’s Warrior Central account at; on the left side under Tools, click “Pay My Account”. Payment plans can be set up as early as June for the Fall semester and as early as December for the Spring semester. Payment plans have a $30 set up fee and only last one semester.

For more information, please refer to our Payment Options page.

Federal Parent PLUS Loan

The PLUS loan allows a credit-worthy parent to borrow to cover a student’s educational costs. Parents can use their FSA ID to apply for the loan at after April 1. For more information, please refer to our Payment Options page.

Private Student Loan

The Financial Aid Office does not provide a preferred lender list for private education loans. However, we do offer FastChoice as a tool to compare lenders’ interest rates in real-time. As a borrower, you have the right to choose any private lender that you prefer, regardless of whether they are listed on the FastChoice tool or not. When reviewing different private loan programs, be sure to compare loan fees, interest rates, repayment, etc. For more information, please refer to our Payment Options page.


Financial Aid Forms + Resources

Midland provides additional resources to help guide you through the financial aid process including a Financial Aid Guide, loan requirements, and other financial aid forms.

Financial Aid Forms
Student Billing Important Dates

Refer to this page for important dates and deadlines regarding your student account.

Student Billing Important Dates
Federal Verification Process

Midland has established a partnership with Inceptia to expedite the federal verification process. The Verification Gateway (VG) is an online portal to guide students and parents through verification.

Learn About the Federal Verification Process

Contact the Office of Financial Aid

Phone: 402-941–6520

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