Financial Aid

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The East Central University Office of Financial Aid is firmly committed to ensuring that all students are able to attend college, regardless of their financial situation.

Our mission is to enable students to pursue their educational goals through the application of appropriate financial resources relevant to each student's eligibility and individual need.

2017-2018 FAFSA Starts October 1st!!

Financial Aid is Available Through

The types and amounts of aid awarded are determined by financial need, available funds, student classification, and academic performance.

Resources for Students Starting College:

Resources for Students Graduating College:

The federal government regulates the application process for students seeking aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed in order to qualify for any financial assistance.

Students receiving other assistance should bring their award letter from the provider to the ECU Office of Financial Aid.