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Applicants needing federal and institutional financial assistance to help with the cost of attending a school or program at UMB must complete the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA).

Please note: 

  • USFA strongly encourages completing the FAFSA at no later than March 1st for priority consideration.
  • The 2023-2024 FAFSA covers the 2023-2024 Academic Year (Summer 2023, Fall 2023 and Spring 2024)
  • Students must complete a FAFSA for every academic year they wish to receive assistance. 

Estimated Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is the maximum amount of financial assistance available to a student in one academic year. The COA is determined using each student’s enrollment and residency classification (Resident or Non-Resident). Tuition is based on full time enrollment. 

Budget Item  Resident Non-Resident
Tuition $5,855 $32,070
Mandatory Fees $2,015 $2,015
Books $1,725 $1,725
Breakage Fee $1,250 $1,250
Instruments/Other Fees $2,379 $2,379
Health Insurance $4,692 $4,692
Living Expenses* $29,500 $29,500
Uniforms $228 $228
Commuting Expenses $0 $1,200
Loan Fees $80 $80
Transportation $2,000 $2,000
Travel $150 $150
Total $52,598 $80,013

*Living expenses are based on off-campus housing which includes University Suites at Fayette Square. This is based on the standard 9 months.

Sample Financial Aid Award

Blurb about what this is and stipulations that come with this. 

Award Type Source Amount
Federal Pell Grant (if eligible) Federal Varies (up to $7,395 per academic year)
Federal Direct Stafford Loan Subsidized Federal $5,500

Federal Direct Stafford Loan Unsubsidized – Dependent student

Federal $2,000
Federal Direct Stafford Loan Unsubsidized – Independent student Federal $7,000

For additional questions regarding the financial aid process, please email University Student Financial Assistance –