Figuring out how to pay for college can feel overwhelming.
There are good web resources that can help you become more financially literate, which means that you know how to manage your money, how to save money on a tight budget, and how to navigate the different ways of paying for college.
If you’ll apply for student loans, the first step is filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have questions about the form, this FAFSA FAQs page is a good place to start.
Truman State has been recognized as a best value public university. For more information about Truman’s costs and resources about scholarships, grants, and loans, see this Admission Office page. You can also use this Net Price Calculator, which provides those who are US citizens or permanent residents with a projection of estimated financial assistance for the current academic year at Truman.
Are you already a Truman student? Contact the Truman Financial Aid Office to set up an appointment with a counselor–and come with lots of questions! It’s OK to ask for help. Also, check out these student financial aid and financial literacy web resources that Truman’s Financial Aid Office has organized.