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About NSU Financial Aid

Welcome to NSU's Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)! Here you will find everything you need to know about student financial aid, including how to apply, financial aid deadlines, and types of aid available to graduate and undergraduate students, including Florida student financial aid. Our office administers federal, state, and university financial aid programs such as grants, loans, scholarships, and veterans benefits. Please take a moment to explore our site!


Start Your Fall Financial Aid Application Early!
File the 2020-2021 FAFSA Beginning October 1!

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2020-2021 academic year is now available at  The U.S. Department of Education redesigned the FAFSA website to make it mobile-friendly and also introduced a new smartphone application called myStudentAid that allows you to complete the FAFSA on your phone.

File Early to Avoid Delays!

  • Use NSU's Federal Code 001509 to ensure NSU receives your FAFSA information. Once your FAFSA information has been received, we will send you an email confirmation with important information on next steps.

  • Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, when possible, to import your 2018 tax information directly from the IRS.

  • Read definitions carefully. Don't rush through questions.

  • Don't forget to sign your FAFSA with your FSA ID. If you are a dependent student, your parent or guardian also needs to sign your FAFSA with an FSA ID. If you are a first-time filer, create your FSA ID as soon as possible. It can take up to three days in some cases before you can use it. Your FSA ID serves as your electronic signature.

  • Monitor your NSU email for updates.

  • NSU's priority deadline is March 15, 2020.

For more information on filing the FAFSA, visit Federal Student Aid.

Dollars and Sense Newsletter

The Spring/Summer 2019 edition of the Dollar$ and $ense Newsletter is now available!


Find important information on:

  • the new student health insurance requirement,
  • online payment plans,
  • parking permits,
  • veteran education benefits,
  • tips from the NSU Debt Squad,
  • and more.
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